The James Beard Awards are among the most prestigious of recognitions in the culinary world. It is considered an enormous honor just to be nominated. The list of 2018 nominations was recently announced and, like most years, it’s no big surprise that Northern California is representing.
The award ceremony takes place on May 7, 2018 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. We wanted to take a minute to congratulate this year’s Bay Area nominees. Plus, consider this your go-to list for upcoming dinner reservations!
2018 James Beard Nominees:
Belinda Leong and Michel Suas, B. Patisserie, San Francisco
Christopher Kostow: The Restaurant at Meadowood, St. Helena, CA
Quince, San Francisco
Outstanding Wine Program
Benu, San Francisco
Outstanding Wine Professional
Cathy Corison: Corison Winery, St. Helena
Best Chef: West
Dominique Crenn: Atelier Crenn, San Francisco
San Francisco Chronicle: Paolo Lucchesi and the San Francisco Chronicle Food and Wine Team
In Situ, San Francisco