James Beard Award: Best Chef Nominees

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‘The Pancake Maker’
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WLDC would like to congratulate all the DC metro area chefs who were nominated in the Best Chef: MidAtlantic category for the prestigious James Beard Awards:

  • Cathal Armstrong, Restaurant Eve
  • Anthony Chittum, Vermilion
  • Haidar Karoum, Proof
  • Peter Pastan, Obelisk
  • Tom Power, Corduroy
  • Vikram Sunderam, Rasika

José Andrés of Minibar was nominated for the Outstanding Chef award, taking company in greats like Tom Colicchio, Dan Barber, Stephan Pyles and Barbara Lynch.

The James Beard Award is touted as “the country’s most coveted honor for chefs”.

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2 thoughts on “James Beard Award: Best Chef Nominees

  1. You mean the pancake chef at the Florida Avenue Grill wasn’t nominated?! Pure tragedy. His finishing touch of melted butter is culinary genius.