James Beard Winners Revealed


We’ve been documenting some of the James Beard madness on our Twitter feed tonight, but if you’re less about atmosphere and more about tallying up the winners, here are the big guns:

Outstanding Chef - Blue Hill’s Dan Barber
Outstanding Restaurant - Jean Georges
Outstanding Restaurateur - Drew Nieporent
Best New Restaurant - Momofuku Ko
Rising Star Chef of the Year - Nate Appleman (of San Francisco’s A16)

Beard Awards Announced [Diner’s Journal/NYT]