1999 JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARDS
1999 JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION/CHEF & RESTAURANT AWARDS
Winners were announced at a ceremony on May 3rd, 1999
ALL-CLAD METALCRAFTERS OUTSTANDING CHEF AWARD
The working chef in America whose career has set national industry standards and who has served as an inspiration to other food professionals. Must have been a working chef for the past five years.

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Nobu Matsuhisa
Nobu, NY/Matsuhisa, LA
105 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013
212-219-0500
Patrick O'Connell
The Inn at Little Washington
Middle & Main Streets
PO Box 300, Washington, VA 22747
540-675-3800
Alfred Portale
Gotham Bar & Grill
12 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-620-4020
Eric Ripert
Le Bernardin
155 West 51st Street, New York, NY 10019
212-489-1515
AWARD WINNER!
Charlie Trotter
Charlie Trotter's
816 W. Armitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60614
773-248-6228
PERRIER OUTSTANDING RESTAURANT AWARD
The restaurant in the U.S. that serves as a national standard bearer of consistency of
quality and excellence in food, atmosphere and service. Restaurant must have been in operation for the past ten years.

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Al Forno
Owners/Chefs:
George Germon & Johanne Killeen
577 S. Main Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-273-9760
AWARD WINNER!
The Four Seasons
Owners: Alex von Bidder & Julian Niccolini
Chef: Christian Albin
99 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10022
212-754-9494
Masa's
Owner: Bill Kimpton
Chef: Chad Callahan
648 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
415-989-7154
Montrachet
Owner: Drew Nieporent
Chef: Remi Lauvand
239 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013
212-219-2777
Zuni Café
Owners: Vince Calcagno & Judy Rodgers
Chef: Judy Rodgers
1658 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
415-552-2522
BEST NEW RESTAURANT AWARD
A restaurant opened in 1999 that already displays excellence
in food, beverage and service and is likely to make a significant impact in years to come.

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11 Madison Park
Owner: Danny Meyer
Chef: Kerry Heffernan
11 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010
212-889-0905
AWARD WINNER! Babbo
Owners: Mario Batali & Joseph Bastianich
Chefs: Mario Batali &
Andy Nusser
110 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10011
212-777-0303
Bistro Jeanty
Owner/Chef: Philippe Jeanty
6510 Washington St., Yountville, CA 94099
707-944-0103
Blue Ginger
Owner/Chef: Ming Tsai
583 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482
781-283-5790
Picasso
Owners: Steve Wynn & Julian Serrano
Chef: Julian Serrano
3600 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-693-7223
PERRIER-JOUET RISING STAR CHEF OF THE YEAR
A chef, age 30 or younger, who displays an impressive talent and who is likely to make a significant industry impact in years to come.

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José Andres
Café Atlantico & Jaleo
405 Eighth St., NW, Washington, DC 20004
202-393-0812
Dante Boccuzzi
Silks
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
222 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104
415-986-2020
Sandro Gamba
Lespinasse
ITT Sheraton Corp.
923 16th Street, Washington, DC 20006
(202) 879-6900
Cyril Renaud
La Caravelle
33 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019
212-586-4252
AWARD WINNER!
Marcus Samuelsson
Aquavit
13 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
212-307-7311
HAWAIIAN VINTAGE CHOCOLATE OUTSTANDING PASTRY CHEF AWARD
A chef or baker who prepares desserts, pastries or breads who serves as a national
standard bearer of excellence. Must have been a pastry chef or baker for the past five years.

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Ann Amernick
Americk
2516 University Blvd. West, Wheaton, MD 20902
301-933-1517
Karen Barker
Magnolia Grill
1002 Ninth Street, Durham, NC 27705
919-286-3609
AWARD WINNER!
Marcel Desaulniers
The Trellis
403 Duke of Gloucester, Williamsburg, VA 23185
757-229-8610
Claudia Fleming
Gramercy Tavern
42 E. 20th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-477-0777
Sherry Yard
Spago Beverly Hills
176 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-385-0880

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