James Beard Awards

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Zahav Pastry Chef Camille Cogswell on Winning a James Beard Award

Camille Cogswell made history earlier this month when she was named Rising Star Chef at the 2018 James Beard Foundation Awards — only the second […]

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Zahav’s Camille Cogswell Is Philly’s James Beard Award Winner

Lots of Philly folks were recognized when the James Beard Foundation Awards semifinalists were announced back in February, with women, chefs of color, and pastry chefs […]

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The 2018 James Beard Award Finalists Have Been Announced

When the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for this year’s awards back in February, Philly got a pleasant surprise. Its killer bakery scene was […]

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Here Are Philly’s James Beard Semifinalists for 2018

The James Beard Award semifinalists were announced this morning — and as with last year’s semis, big-name chefs and some of the city’s best who have […]

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Philly Will Host the 2018 James Beard Award Nominations

In 2017, Philly cleaned up at the James Beard Awards, the Oscars of the dining world. And now, the city will host the James Beard […]

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James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Tour Makes Its Philly Debut This Fall

For the past four years, the James Beard Foundation has hit the road to raise funds for culinary scholarships with its Taste America Culinary Tour […]

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WATCH: Stephen Starr Talks Restaurants With Charlie Rose

Stephen Starr, now (and finally) a James Beard Award recipient for Outstanding Restaurateur, appeared on Charlie Rose this week to talk about his illustrious career as a […]

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It Was Philly’s Year at the 2017 James Beard Awards

It was all fun and games when the James Beard Foundation announced Philadelphia’s semifinalists back in February. In previous years, only our industry’s biggest names […]

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The 2017 James Beard Awards Finalists Have Been Announced

We were feeling pretty good when the nominations came out for the 2017 James Beard Awards. Philly had 20 chefs, restaurants and restaurateurs make the […]

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James Beard Finally Acknowledges Philly’s Little Guys (and Gals) for its 2017 Semifinalists List

This story has been updated. The almighty James Beard Awards Committee rarely ever left its comfort-zone when it came down to Philadelphia restaurants. Year after year, it […]

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Philly Shut Out at the James Beard Awards

The James Beard Awards were held in Chicago last night and Philadelphia will have to stick with boasting about Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook’s double […]

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Zahav Wins Book Of The Year At James Beard Awards

Know what that is right there? That’s what victory looks like. A double victory, actually, as Michael Solomonov’s book Zahav: A World Of Israeli Cooking […]

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Michael Solomonov Is a James Beard Finalist for Outstanding Chef

Today, the James Beard Foundation announced the finalists for its 2016 awards. Zahav chef and owner Michael Solomonov is a finalist for Outstanding Chef and his cookbook, […]

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2016 James Beard Semifinalists Announced

The big list of James Beard semifinalists for chefs and restaurants for 2016 has been released and Philadelphia makes a strong showing. Highlighting the nominees is […]

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James Beard Award Semifinalists Announced

Today at noon, the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2015 Restaurant and Chef Awards. Abe Fisher and Townsend were Best New Restaurant nominees. Michael […]