The Complete List of 2016 James Beard Foundation Awards Finalists

March 15, 2016

The James Beard Foundation announced the nominees for the 2016 James Beard Foundation Awards. The nominees were announced Tuesday during a breakfast at the Presidio Officers’ Club in San Francisco, hosted by Susan Ungaro, James Beard Foundation president; Mitchell Davis, executive vice-president; Emily Luchetti, chair of the James Beard Foundation’s board of trustees; and John Washko, James Beard Foundation board trustee and chair of the Awards committee.

“Our Foundation is delighted to bring our nominees announcement to the great food city of San Francisco, home to over 40 chef and restaurant awards winners,” Ungaro says. “We wish the nominees in…