James Beard Foundation Announces 2013 Semifinalists

By on Friday, February 22nd, 2013

A Restaurant and chef committee for the James Beard Foundation, a non-profit organization celebrating and promoting all things food, waded through over 44,000 online entries in 20 categories, ranging from Best New Restaurant to Outstanding Pastry Chef, to narrow the list to 421 semifinalists across the country. On March 18th each category will get narrowed to a finalist list of five per category, with the awards ceremony taking place May 3 & 6 in New York City. Last year’s winners include Hugh Acheson for Best Chef: Southeast; Next in Chicago as Best New Restaurant; and No. 9 Park in Boston for Outstanding Wine Program.

Written by Steve Cooper

Steve Cooper is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Hitched, a service and lifestyle online magazine for married couples. When Steve is not not researching or dispensing relationship information, he's reading, eating or marrying flavors together in the kitchen.

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