2011 James Beard Foundation Award Nominees Announced

Baltimore's Duff Goldman Takes Two Nominations

(The Baltimore Sun )
March 21, 2011|By Jasmine Wiggins

The nominees for the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards were announced today! Winners will be announced in May. Baltimore’s own, Duff Goldman, received two nominations.

Here’s a short list of nominees of interest. For the full list, visit jamesbeard.org.

James Beard Foundation Broadcast Media Awards

TV Food Personality/Host

Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats

Bobby Flay
Show: Brunch @ Bobby’s

Duff Goldman
Show: Ace of Cakes

Television Program, On Location

Ace of Cakes
Host: Duff Goldman

Avec Eric
Host: Eric Ripert

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern
Host: Andrew Zimmern

James Beard FoundationJournalism Awards

Individual Food Blog

Politics of the Plate
Politicsoftheplate.com
Barry Estabrook

Poor Man’s Feast
Poormansfeast.com
Elissa Altman

Red Cook
Redcook.net
Kian Lam Kho

Food Section of a General Interest Publication

GQ
The Editors of GQ

San Francisco Chronicle
Jon Bonné and Miriam Morgan

The Washington Post
Joe Yonan

James Beard FoundationRestaurant and Chef Awards

Best New Restaurant

ABC Kitchen
NYC
Chef/Owner: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Owner: Phil Suarez

Benu
San Francisco
Chef/Owner: Corey Lee

Girl & the Goat
Chicago
Chef/Owner: Stephanie Izard
Owners: Kevin Boehm, Rob Katz, and Daniel Russo

Menton
Boston
Chef/Owner: Barbara Lynch

Torrisi Italian Specialties
NYC
Chefs/Owners: Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi

Outstanding Chef Award

José Andrés
minibar
Washington, D.C.

Gary Danko
Restaurant Gary Danko
San Francisco

Suzanne Goin
Lucques
Los Angeles

Paul Kahan
Blackbird
Chicago

Charles Phan
The Slanted Door
San Francisco

Outstanding Restaurant Award

Blue Hill
NYC
Chef/Owner: Dan Barber
Owners: David Barber and Laureen Barber

Boulevard
San Francisco
Chef/Owner: Nancy Oakes
Owner: Pat Kuleto

Eleven Madison Park
NYC
Owner: Danny Meyer

Highlands Bar and Grill
Birmingham, AL
Chef/Owner: Frank Stitt
Owner: Pardis Stitt

Vetri
Philadelphia
Chefs/Owners: Marc Vetri and Jeff Benjamin

Rising Star Chef of the Year Award

Aaron London
Ubuntu
Napa, CA

Thomas McNaughton
flour + water
San Francisco

Gabriel Rucker
Le Pigeon
Portland, OR

Christina Tosi
Momofuku Milk Bar
NYC

Sue Zemanick
Gautreau’s
New Orleans

Best Chefs in America

Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic (D.C., DE , MD , NJ, PA, VA )
Cathal Armstrong
Restaurant Eve
Alexandria, VA

Johnny Monis
Komi
Washington, D.C.

Peter Pastan
Obelisk
Washington, D.C.

Maricel Presilla
Cucharamama
Hoboken, NJ

Michael Solomonov
Zahav
Philadelphia

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