James Beard Finalists Announced

The James Beard semifinalists were announced last month and now come the finalists. Below is the list of Philadelphia area nominees:

  • Newspaper feature without recipes: Craig LaBan
  • Outstanding Service: Vetri
  •  The Rising Star: Michael Solomonov
  • Outstanding Restaurateur: Stephen Starr
  • The Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic: Jose Garces

James Beard Award Nominees [Slashfood]
 Beard Foundation [Twitter]