2013 James Beard Award Finalists

Award Season is upon us.  And no, I’m not talking about the Oscars.  It’s time for the James Beard Awards, so take out your go-to food list and add the ones on this list.  These boys know what they are talking about.  And also feed proud for discovering a few before they made it big.

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The James Beard Foundation has announced the final nominees for the 2013 James Beard Awards at an event in Charleston (the semifinalists were announced back in February). The winners of each category below will be announced on Monday, May 6, 2013 at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall in New York City. Here are the nominees:

Food Coverage in a General Interest Publication
· Los Angeles Magazine
· Men’s Health
· Real Simple
· Washingtonian

Personal Essay
· Fuchsia Dunlop (Lucky Peach)
· Hua Hsu (Lucky Peach)
· Joy Manning (Table Manners)

Humor
· Lisa Hanawalt (Lucky Peach)
· Alice Laussade (Dallas Observer)
· Michael Procopio (Food for the Thoughtless)

Cooking/Recipes/Instruction
· M. Goulding, M. Kadey, P. Kita (Men’s Health)
· J. Kenji López-Alt (SE)
· Every Day w/ Rachael Ray Staff

Profile
· Brandon Chuang (Feast)
· Alex Halberstadt (NYT Mag)
· Brett Martin (GQ)

Food and Culture
· Oliver Bullough (Roads & Kingdoms)
· Ryan D’Agostino & Esquire Staff
· Ann Taylor Pittman (Cooking Light)

Politics/Policy/Environment
· Barry Estabrook (OnEarth)
· Tracie McMillan (The American Prospect)
· Ben Paynter (Bloomberg Businessweek)

Health & Well-Being
· Rachael Moeller Gorman (EatingWell)
· Aliza Green (Washington Post)
· Lou Schuler (Men’s Health)

Food Columns
· Celia Barbour (http://philipstown.info )
· Adam Sachs (Bon Appétit)
· Jane and Michael Stern (Saveur)
· Lettie Teague (WSJ)

Wine, Spirits, and Beverages
· Betsy Andrews (Saveur)
· Marisa Huff (La Cucina Italiana)
· Michael Steinberger (http://vanityfair.com )

Individual Food Blog
· Cannelle et Vanille
· Hunter Angler Gardener Cook
· Vinography

Group Food Blog
· Dark Rye
· Eater National
· Grub Street NY

Food and Travel
· Matt Goulding (Roads & Kingdoms)
· Peter Jon Lindberg (Travel + Leisure)
· Adam Sachs (Travel + Leisure)

Craig Claiborne
· Alison Cook (Houston Chronicle)
· Patric Kuh (LA Mag)
· Tejal Rao (Village Voice)

M.F.K. Fisher
· Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl (Mpls.St.Paul Mag)
· Richard Parks (Lucky Peach)
· Mike Sula (Chicago Reader)

The winner of Publication of the Year will be announced on May 3, 2013

Radio Show/Audio Webcast
· Fear of Frying
· NewsWorks
· The Salt

Video Webcast Fixed Location/Instructional
· Chicago Restaurant Pastry Competition
· How to Cocktail
· The Seasonal Cooks

Video Webcast On Location
· The Curious Adventures of Kirk Lombard
· food. curated.
· The Perennial Plate

TV Prog Studio/Fixed Location
· CBS Sunday Morning: “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry”
· M. Stewart’s Cooking School
· Sara’s Weeknight Meals

TV Program On Location
· Bizarre Foods America
· Meat Eater
· The Mind of a Chef

Television Segment
· CNN InFocus
· Friday Arts, Art of Food
· The Hungry Hound

Special/Documentary
· America Revealed: Food Machine
· Food Forward Urban Agriculture Across America
· The Restaurateur

Outstanding Food Personality/Host
· Gerry Garvin
· Sara Moulton
· Andrew Zimmern

Cookbooks: American Cooking
· Fire in My Belly
· Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking
· Southern Comfort

Cookbooks: Beverage
· How to Love Wine
· Inventing Wine
· Wine Grapes

Cookbooks: General Cooking
· Canal House Cooks Every Day
· Modernist Cuisine at Home
· What Katie Ate

Cookbooks: International
· Burma
· Gran Cocina Latina
· Jerusalem

Cookbooks: Reference and Scholarship
· 101 Classic Cookbooks
· The Art of Fermentation
· The Cookbook Library

Cookbooks: Baking and Dessert
· Bouchon Baking
· The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook
· Flour Water Salt Yeast

Cookbooks: Professional Point of View
· Come In, We’re Closed
· Fundamental Techniques of Classic Italian Cuisine
· Toqué!

Cookbooks: Focus on Health
· Cooking Light: The New Way to Cook Light
· The Sprouted Kitchen
· True Food

Cookbooks: Single Subject
· Afield
· Modern Sauces
· Ripe

Cookbooks: Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian
· Foraged Flavor
· Herbivoracious
· Roots

Cookbooks: Writing and Literature
· The American Way of Eating
· The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat
· Yes, Chef

Cookbooks: Photography
· Bouchon Bakery
· Toqué!
· What Katie Ate

The winner of Cookbook of the Year Award and the Cookbook Hall of Fame inductee will be announced on May 3, 2012

Restaurant Design and Graphics
75 Seats and Under:
· Farmshop (Santa Monica)
· Isa (Brooklyn)
· minibar (Washington, D.C.)
76 Seats and Over
· Jaleo at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
· Juvia (Miami Beach)
· Triniti (Houston)

Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional
· Sam Calagione
· Merry Edwards
· Garrett Oliver
· Neal Rosenthal
· David Wondrich

Outstanding Wine Program
· A16
· The Barn at Blackberry Farm
· CityZen at Mandarin Oriental
· Frasca Food and Wine
· Picasso

Outstanding Bar Program
· The Aviary
· Bar Agricole
· NoMad
· Holeman Finch & Public House
· Pegu Club
· The Violet Hour

Rising Star Chef of the Year
· Jimmy Bannos, Jr.
· Danny Bowien
· Thomas McNaughton
· David Posey
· Blaine Wetzel

Best New Restaurant
· Empellón Cocina
· Grace
· The Ordinary
· Rich Table
· State Bird Provisions

Best Chef NYC
· April Bloomfield
· Wylie Dufresne
· Mark Ladner
· Jonathan Waxman
· Michael White

Best Chef Northeast
· Jamie Bissonnette
· Joanne Chang
· Gerry Hayden
· Melissa Kelly
· Barry Maiden

Best Chef Mid-Atlantic
· Cathal Armstrong
· Spike Gjerde
· Johnny Monis
· Brad Spence
· Vikram Sunderam

Best Chef Southeast
· Ashley Christensen
· Edward Lee
· Joseph Lenn
· Steven Satterfield
· Tandy Wilson

Best Chef South
· Justin Devillier
· Jeff McInnis
· Tory McPhail
· Alon Shaya
· Sue Zemanick

Best Chef Midwest
· Justin Aprahamian
· Gerard Craft
· Colby Garrelts
· Michelle Gayer
· Jack Riebel

Best Chef Great Lakes
· Dave Beran
· Stephanie Izard
· Jonathon Sawyer
· Paul Virant
· Andrew Zimmerman

Best Chef Northwest
· Jason Franey
· Naomi Pomeroy
· Gabriel Rucker
· Ethan Stowell
· Cathy Whims

Best Chef Southwest
· Kevin Binkley
· Bryce Gilmore
· Jennifer Jasinski
· Hugo Ortega
· Chris Shepherd

Best Chef West
· Chris Cosentino
· Christopher Kostow
· Corey Lee
· Daniel Patterson
· Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo

Outstanding Pastry Chef
· Dominique Ansel
· Melissa Chou
· Ken Forkish
· Hedy Goldsmith
· Brooks Headley

Outstanding Service
· Del Posto
· Quince
· The Restaurant at Meadowood
· Topolobampo
· Vetri

Outstanding Restaurateur
· Maguy Le Coze
· Donnie Madia
· Piero Selvaggio
· Carolyn Styne
· Phil Suarez

Outstanding Restaurant
· August
· Blue Hill
· Highlands Bar and Grill
· The Slanted Door
· Spiaggia

Outstanding Chef
· Sean Brock
· David Chang
· Gary Danko
· Suzanne Goin
· Paul Kahan
· Nancy Silverton

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