James Beard Foundation Announces 2016 Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists

February 17, 2016

The James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2016 Restaurant and Chef Awards. Read on for semifinalists in all categories, from Outstanding Restaurant to Rising Star Chef of the Year.

The final Restaurant and Chef Award nominees, as well as the nominations for Book, Journalism, Broadcast Media, and Restaurant Design Awards, will be announced in San Francisco on March 15.

The 2016 James Beard Awards Gala will be held at the Lyric Opera of Chicago on May 2. The Foundation’s Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Dinner will take place at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City on April&hel