James Beard Awards 2016 Finalists: Restaurant, Chef, Book, Broadcast, Journalism

March 15, 2016

The winners will be announced during a live ceremony in May

Today, the James Beard Foundation announces its finalist list for awards season 2016. Last month, the Foundation released its long list of semifinalists in the chef and restaurant categories, and today each list of 20 or so names was whittled down to five, six, or seven final nominees. The finalist lists in the categories of Book, Broadcast and Journalism are also below.

The winners in the categories of Restaurant and Chef will be announced at a gala at the Lyric Opera of Chicago on Monday, May 2. This will be…