James Beard Award 2011 Finalists

By on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Last year's event at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center. Photos by Phil Gross, Patrick McMullen and Kent Muller

On Monday March 21, the James Beard Foundation announced finalists for its 2011 awards (go here if you don’t want a pdf download). Special congrats to Rajat Parr, wine and spirits professional and for his new book Secrets of the Sommeliers; Amy Thielen at the Minneapolis Star Tribune; Monica Eng at the Chicago Tribune; San Francisco Chronicle; Eric Warnstedt at Hen of the Wood, Waterbury, VT; Gabrielle Hamilton at Prune, NYC; Aaron London at Ubuntu, Napa; and Pat Kuleto for Outstanding Restaurateur (gotta love that Martini House in St. Helena).

Written by Erika Kotite

Erika Kotite is an editor, writer and owner of Toque.

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