James Beard Awards 2018 - Semi-finalists from Florida
The semi-finalists for a James Beard Award have been announced. Congratulations to all the Florida restaurants, chefs, bakers, restaurateurs who are on the short list!
Zak Stern, Zak the Baker, Miami
Palme d’Or, Coral Gables, FL @ Biltmore Hotel Miami Coral Gables
Richard Gonzmart, Columbia Restaurant Group, Tampa, FL (The Columbia, Goody Goody, and Ulele)
Outstanding Wine Program
The Forge, Miami Beach, FL
Rising Star Chef of the Year
Janine Booth, Stiltsville Fish Bar, Miami Beach, FL
Best Chef: South
Lindsay Autry, The Regional Kitchen & Public House, West Palm Beach, FL
Clay Conley, Buccan, Palm Beach, FL
Lauren Macellaro, The Reading Room : St. Pete, St. Petersburg, FL
Brad Kilgore, Alter, Miami
Niven Patel, Ghee Indian Kitchen, Miami
This list is from JamesBeard.org.