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Events on StarChefs 2007 Winners
The Nominees for the 2007 James Beard Foundation Awards

» Media Awards Dinner

WHEN:
Sunday, May 6, 2007, 5:30 PM

WHERE:
Hudson Theater at Millenium Broadway Hotel
NYC

» Awards Ceremony and Gala Reception

WHEN:
Monday, May 7, 2007, 6:00 PM

WHERE:
Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, NYC

» NOMINEES:
Book Awards
Journalism Awards
Broadcast Media Awards
Design and Graphics Awards
Restaurant and Chef Awards

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The Nominees for the 2007 James Beard Foundation Awards

March 2007

NOMINEES
2007 James Beard Foundation Book Awards

For cookbooks published in 2006
Winners will be announced May 7, 2007

Category: Asian Cooking
Cradle of Flavor
Author: James Oseland
Publisher: W.W. Norton
Editor: Maria Guarnaschelli
Price $35.00
Into the Vietnamese Kitchen: Treasured Foodways, Modern Flavors
Author: Andrea Nguyen
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Editor: Aaron Wehner
Price: $35.00
The Sushi Experience
Author: Hiroko Shimbo
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Editor: Judith Jones
Price: $40.00
Category: Baking and Dessert
Baking: From My Home to Yours
Author: Dorie Greenspan
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Editor: Rux Martin
Price: $40.00
Heirloom Baking with the Brass Sisters
Authors: Marilynn Brass and Sheila Brass
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Editors: Judy Pray
Price: $29.95
King Arthur Flour Whole Grain Baking
Authors: The Bakers at King Arthur Flour
Publisher: The Countryman Press
Editors: Kermit Hummel
Price: $35.00
Category: Cooking from a Professional Point of View
Alain Ducasse’s Desserts and Pastries
Author: Frederic Robert
Publisher: Les Editions D’Alain Ducasse
Editor: Stephanie Ruyer
Price: $195.00
Happy in the Kitchen
Authors: Michel Richard with Susie Heller and Peter Kaminsky
Publisher: Artisan
Editor: Ann Bramson
Price: $45.00
The Professional Chef, 8th Edition
Author: The Culinary Institute of America
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Editors: Pam Chirls
Price: $70.00
Category: Entertaining
The Big Book of Appetizers
Authors: Meredith Deeds and Carla Snyder
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Editor: Bill LeBlond
Price: $19.95
The Big Book of Outdoor Cooking and Entertaining
Author: Cheryl Alters Jamison
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Editor: Harriet Bell
Price: $24.95
Opera Lover’s Cookbook
Author: Francine Segan
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang
Editor: Leslie Stoker
Price: $35.00
Category: Food of the Americas
Dishes from the Wild Horse Desert: Norteño Cooking of South Texas
Author: Melissa Guerra
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Editor: Anne Ficklen
Price: $29.95
Kathy Casey’s Northwest Table
Author: Kathy Casey
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Editor: Bill LeBlond
Price: $35.00
The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook
Authors: Matt Lee and Ted Lee
Publisher: W.W. Norton
Editor: Maria Guarnaschelli
Price: $35.00
Category: General
The Family Kitchen
Author: Debra Ponzek
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Editor: Rica Allannic
Price: $25.00
The Improvisational Cookbook
Author: Sally Schneider
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Editor: Harriett Bell
Price: $34.95
Tasty:
Get Great Food on the Table Everyday

Author: Roy Finamore
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Editor: Rux Martin
Price: $30.00
Category: Healthy Focus
The Diabetes Menu Cookbook: Delicious Special-Occasion Recipes for Family and Friends
Authors: Barbara Scott-Goodman and Kalia Doner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Editor: Justin Schwartz
Price: $29.95
EatingWell Serves Two
Author: Jim Romanoff
Publisher: The Countryman Press
Editor: Kermit Hummel
Price: $24.95
Whole Grains Every Day, Every Way
Author: Lorna Sass
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Editor: Rica Allannic
Price: $44.00
Category: International
Arabesque
Author: Claudia Roden
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Editor: Judith Jones
Price: $35.00
The Soul of a New Cuisine
Author: Marcus Samuelsson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Editor: Pam Chirls
Price: $40.00
Spice
Author: Ana Sortun
Publisher: Regan Books/HarperCollins Publishers
Editor: Cassie Jones
Price: $34.95
Category: Reference
Culinary Biographies:
A Dictionary of the World’s Great Historic Chefs, Cookbook Authors and Collectors, Farmers, Gourmets, Home Economists, Nutritionists, Restaurateurs, Philosophers, Physicians, Scientists, Writers, and Others Who Influenced the Way We Eat Today

Editor: Alice Arndt
Publisher: Yes Press, Inc.
Price: $48
The Organic Cook’s Bible
Author: Jeff Cox
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Editor: Linda Ingroia
Price: $40.00
What to Eat
Author: Marion Nestle
Publisher: North Point/Farras, Straus and Giroux
Editor: Paul Elie
Price: $30.00
Category: Single Subject
Braise
Author: Daniel Boulud
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Editor: Emily Takoudes
Price: $32.50
The Essence of Chocolate
Authors: John Scharffenberger and
Robert Steinberg
Publisher: Hyperion Books
Editor: Leslie Wells
Price: 35.00
Vegetable Soups from
Deborah Madison’s Kitchen

Author: Deborah Madison
Publisher: Broadway Books
Editor: Jennifer Josephy
Price: $19.95
Category: Wine and Spirits
Keys to the Cellar: Strategies and Secrets of Wine Collecting
Author: Peter D. Meltzer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Editor: Linda Ingroia
Price: $29.95
Romancing the Vine
Author: Alan Tardi
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Editor: Elizabeth Beier
Price: $25.95
The Wines of France:
The Essential Guide for Savvy Shoppers

Author: Jacqueline Friedrich
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Editor: Meghan Keefe
Price: $19.95
Category: Writing on Food
Heat
Author: Bill Buford
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Editor: Sonny Mehta
Price: $25.95
The Omnivore’s Dilemma
Author: Michael Pollan
Publisher: The Penguin Press
Editor: Ann Godoff
Price: $26.95
The United States of Arugula: How We Became a Gourmet Nation
Author: David Kamp
Publisher: Broadway Books
Editor: Charlie Conrad
Price: $26.00
Category: Photography
Kaiseki: The Exquisite Cuisine of Kyoto’s Kikanoi Restaurant
Photographer: Masashi Kuma
Publisher: Kodansha International
Editor: Greg Starr
Price: $45.00
Michael Mina
Photographer: Karl Petzke
Publisher: Bulfinch Press/
Little, Brown and Company
Editor: Michael Sand
Price: $50.00
Tartine
Photographer: France Ruffenach
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Editor: Bill LeBlond
Price: $35.00
Category: COOKBOOK OF THE YEAR
WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON MAY 7, 2007

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NOMINEES
2007 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards

For cookbooks published in 2006
Winners will be announced May 6, 2007

Category: Newspaper Feature Writing About Restaurants and/or Chefs With or Without Recipes
Kate McLaughlin
The Wall Street Journal
“Gourmet Canned Cuisine”
12/2/06
Besha Rodell
Creative Loafing Atlanta
“2006 Food Issue–From the Farm to Your Table”
10/12/06
Barbara Yost
The Arizona Republic
“Bringing a Restaurant to Life”
10/29/06
Category: Newspaper Feature Writing With Recipes
Stacy Finz
San Francisco Chronicle
“Thanksgiving 101; Turkey Training Camp”
11/15/06
Janet Fletcher
San Francisco Chronicle
“Bringing Duck Home”
10/25/06
John Kessler
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“What Does Chinese Take-Out Have in Common with Tomatoes, Pizza, Parmesan and Also Sushi? - Umami”
6/22/06
Category: Newspaper Feature Writing Without Recipes
Elaine Cicora
Cleveland Scene
“Soul Kitchen”
2/1/06
Gail Shepherd
New Times Broward/Palm Beach
“Eat My Meat”
10/26/06
Inara Verzemnieks
The Oregonian
“A Cherry on Top”
2/12/06
Category: Newspaper or Magazine Restaurant Review or Critique
Rebekah Denn
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
“Heads Up on Lovely Veil: Not One of the Best Yet”, ”We Went Trolling for the City’s Best Crab Cakes”, “Tiny Sitka and Spruce Makes a Big Splash”
2/10/06, 5/12/06, 5/26/06
Brad A. Johnson
Angeleno – Modern Luxury
Food Drink Review:
“Wilshire”, “Cut”, “Katsuya”,
1/06, 9/06, 10/06
Patric Kuh
Los Angeles Magazine
“Beyond Sushi”, “Small Order”, “Beefed Up”
3/06, 9/06, 11/06
Category: Newspaper, Newsletter or Magazine Reporting on Nutrition or Food-Related Consumer Issues
Rachael Moeller Gorman
EatingWell Magazine
“Miracle Up North: How the People of Finland Took a Healthy Message to Heart”
6-7/06
Nicci Micco
EatingWell Magazine
“These Supplements May Save Your Life… Or Not”
12/06
Colleen Pierce, R.D.
Child Magazine
“Solving the Sugar Crisis”
6-7/06
Category: Newspaper, Newsletter or Magazine Columns
John T. Edge
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“The Pit and the Pendulum”, “Roadside Renaissance”, “Where Coconut Cake Meets Sweet Tea Pie”
4/27/06, 7/20/06, 11/9/06
Dara Moskowitz
City Pages, Minneapolis
“Take the Cannoli”, “The Importance of Burgers”, “Weirded Out By Wine”’
4/12/06, 5/17/06, 10/18/06
Lettie Teague
Food & Wine
“Are the Wine Lists at Steak Houses Any Good”, “Secret Life of a Wine Salesman”, “Are Super-Tuscans Still Super?”
7/06, 10/06, 12/06
Category: Newspaper Writing on Spirits, Wine, or Beer
Adam Cayton-Holland
Westword, Denver
“Life of the Party”
12/21/06
Eric Felten
The Wall Street Journal
“He Drinks, She Drinks”
10/21/06
Dara Moskowitz
City Pages, Minneapolis
“Asked and Answered”
11/08/06
Category: Magazine Feature Writing About Restaurants and/or Chefs With or Without Recipes
R.W. Apple (deceased)
Departures
A Taste of South Africa
5-6/06
James Villas
Saveur
“Vive le Restaurant”
4/06
Pete Wells
Food & Wine
“New Era of the Recipe Burglar”
11/06
Category: Magazine Feature Writing With Recipes
Colman Andrews
Saveur
“Ireland - From Farm to Fork”
3/06
Nancy Coons
Saveur
“Provence Noel”
12/06
Anya von Bremzen
Saveur
“Old-School Madrid”
11/06
Category: Magazine Feature Writing Without Recipes
Robert Sietsema
Gourmet
“Searching for the Innard Truth”
8/06
Scott Simon
Gourmet
“Conflict Cuisine”
4/06
Gretchen Vanesselstyn
Chile Pepper Magazine
“Tales from the Texas BBQ Trail”
6/06
Category: Magazine Writing on Spirits, Wine, or Beer
John T. Edge
Gourmet
“The Long View”
2/06
Michael Greenberg
Departures
“The Volcano Lovers”
5-6/06
Fiona Morrison, MW
Wine & Spirits Magazine
“Chambolle-Musigny”
10/06
Category: Newspaper Section
The Boston Globe
Sheryl Julian
Chicago Tribune
Carol Mighton Haddix
San Francisco Chronicle
Miriam Morgan and Jon Bonne
Category: Website Focusing on Food, Beverage, Restaurant or Nutrition
Dr. Vino’s Wine Blog
Tyler Colman
Epicurious
Tanya Steel
Leite’s Culinaria
David Leite and Linda Avery
Category: Multi-Media Writing on Food, Beverage, Restaurant or Nutrition
William H. Daley
Chicago Tribune
“Winter’s Kiss”
12/6/06
Edward Deitch
MSNBC.com/NBC Mobile
“On the Trail of Great Californian Syrah”
12/6/06
Monica Eng with Chris Brown and Geng Wang
Chicago Tribune
“Mastering Ethiopia’s Injera”
3/16/06
Category: MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award
David Halberstam
Gourmet
“The Boys of Saigon”
10/06
Jesse Katz
Los Angeles Magazine
“Wheels of Fortune”
10/06
Monique Truong
Gourmet
“American Like Me”
8/06

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NOMINEES
2007 James Beard Foundation Broadcast Media Awards

For television, webcasting and radio programs aired in 2006
Winners will be announced on May 6, 2007

Category: Television Food Segment, National or Local
CBS 2 Chicago
Host: Vince Gerasole
Network: WBBM-TV, CBS
Producer:
Vince Gerasole
CBS News “Sunday Morning”
Host: Charles Osgood
Correspondent: Martha A. Teichner
Network: CBS
Producers:
Judith Hole, Catherine Kim, Remington Korper, Robin Skeete, Jason Schmidt
The Martha Stewart Show
Host: Martha Stewart
Network:
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution
Executive Producers:
Martha Stewart, Mark Burnett
Producers: Greta Anthony, Stephanie Carl
Category: Television Food Special
Check, Please! Bay Area
Host: Leslie Sbrocco
Network: KQED, Channel 9,
Air date: 12/21/06
Producers:
Tina Salter, June Ouellette, Carol Ganga
Food Trip with Todd English
Host: Todd English
Network: PBS Nationwide
Air date: 10/06
Producers:
Laurie Donnelly, Hillary Finkel, Eric Taylor, Deborah Hurley
Living on the Wedge
Host: Mariana Coyne
Network: WHA-Madison
Air date: 8/10/06
Producers:
Mariana Coyne, Gaylon Emerzian
Category: Television Food Show, Local
Bay Cafe
Host: Joey Altman
Network: KRON-TV San Francisco
Air date: 12/17/06
Producer: Christa Resing
Check, Please! Bay Area
Host: Leslie Sbrocco
Network: KQED Public Television
Air date: 3/23/06
Producer: Tina Salter
In Wine Country
Host: Mary Babbitt
Network: NBC 11/KNTV
Air date: 12/16/06
Executive Producer: Mary Orlin
Category: Television Food Show, National
America’s Test Kitchen from Cooks Illustrated
Host: Christopher Kimball with guests
Network: PBS
Air date: 1/06
Producers: Geof Drummond, Nat Katzman
Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie
Host: Ruth Reichl
Network: PBS
Air date: 10/06
Producers: Laurie Donnelly, Lydia Tenaglia, Chris Collins, Giulio Capuca, Robert Cuman
Lidia’s Family Table
Host: Lidia Bastianich
Network: American Public Television
Air date: 1/06
Producers: Lidia Bastianich, Julia Harrison, Shelly Burgess Nicotra
Category: Radio Food Show
A Chef’s Table “Aging”
Host: Jim Coleman
Area:
WHYY-FM, Public Radio Satellite System
Executive Producer: Elisabeth Perez-Luna
Producer: Lari Robling
The Leonard Lopate Show’s Holiday Recipe Swap
Host: Leonard Lopate
Area: WNYC, Podcast, XM Satelite
Producer: Melissa Eagan
The Splendid Table
Host: Lynne Rossetto Kasper
Area: APM
Producer: Sally Swift
Category: Webcast
Savoring the Best of World Flavors: Volume One: India, Spain, Mexico and Thailand
Host: Bill Briwa
Website: www.ciaprochef.com
Producers: John Barkley, Greg Drescher
Spatulatta.com
Hosts: Olivia Gerasole & Isabella Gerasole
Website: www.spatulatta.com
Producers: Gaylon Emerzian, Heidi Umbhau
Winery Profile: Staglin Family Vineyards
Hosts: Jay Selman, Eric Anderson
Website: www.graperadio.com
Producers: Jay Selman

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NOMINEES
2007 James Beard Foundation Design and Graphics Awards

Winners will be announced on May 7, 2007

Category: Outstanding Restaurant Design
For the best restaurant design or renovation in North America since January 1, 2004
Design Firm:
Lewis. Tsurumaki. Lewis
(LTD) Architects

Designers:
Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki, David J. Lewis
147 Essex Street
New York, NY 10002
212-505-5955

For Project:
Xing Restaurant
785 Ninth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
646-289-3010

Design Firm:
Rockwell Group
Designers:
David Rockwell, Shawn Sullivan, Nils Guldager
5 Union Square West
New York, NY 10003
212-463-0334

For Project:
Nobu Fifty Seven
40 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
212-757-3000

Design Firm:
Tadao Ando Architects and Associates
Designers:
Tadao Ando, Stephanie Goto, Masataka Yano
One Union Square West
New York, NY 10003
212-475-5575

For Project:
Morimoto
88 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
212-989-4639

Category: Outstanding Restaurant Graphics
For the best restaurant graphics executed in North America since January 1, 2004
Design Firm:
Baron and Baron
Designers:
Fabien Baron, Takashi Hiratsuka
250 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10107
212-397-8000

For Project:
Buddakan
75 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
212-989-2245


Design Firm:
Base Design
Designers:
Base Design
158 Lafayette Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10013
212-625-9293

For Project:
Stand
24 East 12th Street
New York, NY 10003
212-488-5900

Design Firm:
Memo Productions
Designers:
Douglas Riccardi, Lisa Eaton
611 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
212-388-9758

For Project:
Pizzeria Mozza
641 N. Highland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-297-0101

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NOMINEES
2007 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards

CATEGORY: OUTSTANDING RESTAURATEUR AWARD PRESENTED BY WATERFORD WEDGWOOD
A WORKING RESTAURATEUR, ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN MULTIPLE RESTAURANTS IN THE UNITED STATES, WHO HAS SET UNIFORMLY HIGH NATIONAL STANDARDS AS A CREATIVE FORCE IN THE KITCHEN AND/OR IN RESTAURANT OPERATIONS. MUST HAVE BEEN IN THE RESTAURANT BUSINESS FOR AT LEAST TEN YEARS.
Thomas Keller
The French Laundry
6640 Washington Street
Yountville, CA 94599
707-944-2380
Keith McNally
Balthazar
80 Spring Street
New York, NY 10012
212-965-1414
Richard Melman
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises
5419 N. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60640
773-878-7340
Drew Nieporent
Myriad Restaurant Group
180 Franklin Street
New York, NY 10013
212-219-9500
Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Jean Georges
1 Central Park West
New York, NY 10023
212-299-3900
CATEGORY: OUTSTANDING CHEF AWARD PRESENTED BY ALL-CLAD COOKWARE
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.
Tom Colicchio
Craft
43 East 19th Street
New York, NY 10003
212-780-0880
Lee Hefter
Spago
176 N. Cañon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-385-0880

 

Jean Joho
Everest
440 S. La Salle Street, 40th Fl.
Chicago, IL 60605
312-663-8920

 

Paul Kahan
Blackbird
619 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60606
312-715-0708
Michel Richard
Michel Richard Citronelle
The Latham Hotel
3000 M. Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-625-2150
CATEGORY: OUTSTANDING RESTAURANT AWARD PRESENTED BY S.PELLEGRINO
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 AT LEAST TEN YEARS.
Boulevard
Chef/Owners:
Nancy Oakes, Pat Kuleto
1 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-543-6084
Frontera Grill
Chef/Owners: Rick and Deann Bayless
449 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610
312- 661-0381
Magnolia Grill
Chef/Owners:
Ben and Karen Barker
1002 Ninth Street
Durham, NC 27705
919-286-3609
Picholine
Chef/Owner:
Terrance Brennan
35 West 64th Street
New York, NY 60610
212-724-8585
Spiaggia
Chef: Tony Mantuano
Owner: Compass Group
980 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
312-280-2750
CATEGORY: BEST NEW RESTAURANT
A RESTAURANT OPENED IN 2006 THAT ALREADY DISPLAYS EXCELLENCE IN FOOD, BEVERAGE AND SERVICE, AND IS LIKELY TO MAKE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT IN YEARS TO COME.
A Voce
Chef:
Andrew Carmellini
Owner: Marlon Abela
41 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10010
212- 545-8555
Cochon
Chefs/Owners:
Donald Link and
Stephen Stryjewski
930 Tchoupitoulas St.
New Orleans, LA
70130
504-588-2123
Cut
Chef/Owner:
Wolfgang Puck
9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA
90212
310-276-8500
Restaurant Guy Savoy
Chef/Owner:
Guy Savoy
3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
877-346 4642
L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon
Chef/Owner:
Joël Robuchon
57 E. 57th Street
New York, NY 10022
212-350-6658
Momofuku Ssäm Bar
Chefs/Owners:
David Chang and Joaquin Baca
207 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10003
212-254-3500
       
CATEGORY: RISING STAR CHEF OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY CONTESSA PREMIUM FOODS
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.
Nate Appleman
A16
2355 Chestnut Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
415-771-2216
Graham Elliot Bowles
Avenues at The Peninsula Hotel
108 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611
312-573-6754
David Chang
Momofuku Noodle Bar
163 First Avenue
New York, NY 10003
212-475-7899
Patrick Connelly
Radius
8 High Street
Boston, MA 02110
617-426-1234
Daniel Humm Eleven Madison Park
11 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10010
212-889-0905
CATEGORY: OUTSTANDING PASTRY CHEF AWARD PRESENTED BY ALL-CLAD BAKEWARE
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.
Will Goldfarb
Room 4 Dessert
17 Cleveland Pl.
New York, NY 10012
212- 941-5405
Michael Laiskonis
Le Bernardin
155 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
212- 554-1515
Leslie Mackie
Macrina Bakery & Cafe
2408 First Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
206-448-4032
Elizabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson
Tartine Bakery
600 Guerrero Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-487-2600
Mindy Segal
HotChocolate
1747 N. Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
773- 489-1747
CATEGORY: OUTSTANDING WINE SERVICE AWARD PRESENTED BY WATERFORD
A RESTAURANT THAT DISPLAYS AND ENCOURAGES EXCELLENCE IN WINE SERVICE THROUGH A WELL-PRESENTED WINE LIST, KNOWLEDGEABLE STAFF AND EFFORTS TO EDUCATE CUSTOMERS ABOUT WINE. RESTAURANT MUST HAVE BEEN IN OPERATION AT LEAST FIVE YEARS.
Bin 36
Wine Director:
Brian Duncan
339 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60610
312-755-9463
i Trulli
Wine Director:
Charles Scicolone
122 East 27th Street
New York, NY 10016
212-481-7372
Mary Elanie’s at The Phoenician
Wine Director:
Gilles Balay
6000 E. Camelback Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-941-8200
Michel Richard Citronelle
Wine Director:
Mark Slater
3000 M. Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-625-2150
Picasso
Wine Director:
Robert Smith
3600 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-693-8105
CATEGORY: OUTSTANDING WINE AND SPIRITS PROFESSIONAL AWARD PRESENTED BY SOUTHERN WINE & SPIRITS
A WINEMAKER, BREWER OR SPIRITS PROFESSIONAL WHO HAS MADE A SIGNIFICANT NATIONAL IMPACT IN THE WINE AND SPIRITS INDUSTRY.
MUST HAVE BEEN IN PROFESSION AT LEAST FIVE YEARS.
Dale DeGroff
King Cocktail
New York, NY
www.kingcocktail
.com
Paul Draper
Ridge Vineyards
17100 Monte Bello Road
Cupertino, CA 95014
408-867-3233
Dan Duckhorn
Duckhorn Vineyards
1000 Lodi Lane
St. Helena, CA 94574
888-354-8885
Terry Theise
Terry Theise
Estate Selections
8601 Georgia Avenue
Silver Springs, MD 20910
301-562-9099
Helen Turley
HTM Consultants/
Marcassin Winery
P.O. Box 332
Calistoga, CA 94515
707-258-3608
CATEGORY: OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD
A RESTAURANT THAT DEMONSTRATES HIGH STANDARDS OF HOSPITALITY AND SERVICE. MUST HAVE BEEN IN OPERATION FOR THE PAST FIVE YEARS.
Blackberry Farm
Owner: Sam Beall
1471 W. Millers Cove Rd
Walland, TN 37886
865-984-8166
Canlis
Owners:The Canlis Family
2576 Aurora Ave North
Seattle, WA 98109
206-283-3313
La Grenouille
Owner: Gisele Mason
3 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022
212-752-1495
Terra
Owners: Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumanie
1345 Railroad Avenue
St. Helena, CA 94574
707-963-8931
Tru
Owners: Rick Tramonto, Gale Gand and Richard Melman
676 N. St. Clair Street
Chicago, IL 60611
312-202-0001

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BEST CHEFS IN AMERICA PRESENTED BY AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY
CHEFS WHO HAVE SET NEW OR CONSISTENT STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE IN THEIR RESPECTIVE REGIONS. CHEFS MAY BE FROM ANY KIND OF DINING ESTABLISHMENT AND MUST HAVE BEEN A WORKING CHEF FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS. THE THREE MOST RECENT YEARS MUST HAVE BEEN SPENT IN THE REGION WHERE CHEF IS PRESENTLY WORKING.

CATEGORY: BEST CHEF: PACIFIC (CA, HI)
Traci Des Jardins
Jardiniére
300 Grove Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-861-5555
Douglas Keane
Cyrus
29 North Street
Healdsburg, CA 95448
707-433-3311
Rolan Passot
La Folie
2316 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
415-776-5577
Craig Stoll
Delfina
3621 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-552-4055
Michael Tusk
Quince
1701 Octavia Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
415-775-8500
CATEGORY: BEST CHEF: MID-ATLANTIC (DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA)
Cathal Armstrong
Restaurant Eve
110 South Pitt Street
Old Town Alexandria, VA
22314
703-706-0450
RJ Cooper
Vidalia
1990 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-659-1990
Jose Garces
Amada
217 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215- 625-2450
Maricel Presilla
Cucharamama
233 Clinton Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201-420-1700
Frank Ruta
Palena
3529 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
202 -537-9250
CATEGORY: BEST CHEF: MIDWEST (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD, WI)
Colby Garrelts
Bluestem
900 Westport Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111
816- 561-1101
Tim McKee
La Belle Vie
510 Groveland Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612- 874-6440
Alex Roberts
Restaurant Alma
528 University Ave Se
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-379-4909
Adam Siegel
Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro
3133 E Newberry Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211
414-962-6300
Celina Tio
The American Restaurant
200 E 25th St
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-545-8000
CATEGORY: BEST CHEF: GREAT LAKES (IL, IN, MI, OH)
Grant Achatz
Alinea
1723 N Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614
312- 867-0110
Carrie Nahabedian
Naha
500 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610
312-321-6242
Bruce Sherman
North Pond
2610 N Cannon Dr
Chicago , IL 60614
773- 477-5845
Michael Symon
Lola
900 Literary Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44113
216- 771-5652
Alex Young
Zingerman's Roadhouse
2501 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
734-663-3663
CATEGORY: BEST CHEF: NEW YORK CITY (FIVE BOROUGHS)
Terrance Brennan
Picholine
35 West 64th Street
New York, NY 10023
212-724-8585
Floyd Cardoz
Tabla
11 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10010
212-889-0667
Wylie Dufresne
WD-50
50 Clinton Street
New York, NY 10002
212-477-2900
Gabriel Kreuther
The Modern
West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
212-333-1220
David Waltuck
Chanterelle
2 Harrison Street
New York, NY 10013
212-966-6960
CATEGORY: BEST CHEF: NORTHEAST (CT, MA, ME, NH, NY STATE, RI, VT)
Rob Evans
Hugo's
88 Middle Street
Portland, ME 04101
207- 774-8538
Clark Frasier and
Mark Gaier

Arrows
Berwick Road, Box 803
Ogunquit, ME 03907
207-361-1100
Michael Leviton
Lumière
1293 Washington Street
West Newton, MA 02465
617-244-9199
Frank McClelland
L’Espalier
30 Glouchester Street
Boston, MA 02115
617-262-3023
Marc Orfaly
Pigalle
75 Charles Street South
Boston, MA 02116
617-423-4944
CATEGORY: BEST CHEF: NORTHWEST (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY)
Scott Dolich
Park Kitchen
422 NW 8th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
503-223-7275
Maria Hines
Tilth
1411 N 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
206- 633-0801
Joseba Jiménez de Jiménez
The Harvest Vine
2701 E. Madison
Seattle, WA 98112
206-320-9771
Holly Smith
Café Juanita
9702 NE 120th Place
Kirkland, WA 98034
425-823-1505
John Sundstrom
Lark
926 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
206-323-5275
CATEGORY: BEST CHEF: SOUTHEAST (GA, KY, NC, SC, TN, WV)
Hugh Acheson
Five & Ten
1653 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30606
706-546-7300
Arnaud Berthelier
The Dining Room in the Ritz Carlton Buckhead
3434 Peachtree Road, N.E
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-237-2700
John Fleer
Blackberry Farm
1471 W. Millers Cove Road
Walland, TN 37886
865-984-8166
Mike Lata
Fig
232 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843- 805-5900
Scott Peacock
Watershed
406 Ponce De Leon Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030
404-378-4900
CATEGORY: BEST CHEF: SOUTHWEST (AZ, CO, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT)
David Bull
Driskill Grill
604 Brazos Street
Austin, TX 78701
512- 391-7162
Nobuo Fukuda
Sea Saw
7133 East Stetson Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-481-9463
Sharon Hage
York Street
6047 Lewis Street
Dallas, TX 75206
214-826-0968
Monica Pope
Tafia
3701 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77002
713-524-6922
Andrew Weisman
Restaurant Le Rêve
152 E. Pecan Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
210-212-2221
CATEGORY: BEST CHEF: SOUTH (AL. AR, FL, LA, MS)
Michelle Bernstein
Michy's
6927 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33138
305-759-2001
John Currence
City Grocery
152 Courthouse Square
Oxford, MS 38655
662-232-8080
Jonathan Eismann
Pacific Time
915 Lincoln Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305- 534-5979
Chris Hastings
Hot and Hot Fish Club 2180 11th Court South
Birmingham, AL 35205
205- 933-5474
Donald Link
Herbsaint
701 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
504- 524-4114

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