Bravo Media's Top Chef, in partnership with the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation and the Louisiana Office of Tourism, are pleased to announce that the new season of the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning show will take place in New Orleans ... The vibrant food scene of New Orleans will be a welcome addition in the 11th season of the series.
People pay more attention to what we do because of the James Beard awards ... That element…is really important to our restaurant.
Spoon Bar & Kitchen is a fine dining seafood restaurant by James Beard nominated chef John Tesar. Spoon offers several unique dining experiences.More quotes »
James Beard Foundation gives top chef honor to David Chang, Paul Kahan
sourced ingredients and close relationships with producers."You can't beat Chang, but a tie is OK," Kahan said.The James Beard awards honor those who follow in the footsteps of Beard, considered the dean of American cooking when he died in 1985. Monday's ceremony Read more »
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Gulfport children's museum receives grant from chef Lagasse
Center take another step toward having a professional theater on its grounds. Lagasse, who recently was named the 2013 James Beard Foundation's "Humanitarian of the Year," made the gift to the Gulfport museum to enhance the acoustical components of the theater. from Biloxi Sun Herald Read more »
The Write Stuff
are still high from the 2013 James Beard media awards last week. Not because we won another of those medals—which are basically the academy awards of the food world—but because some of our very favorite peers took home the top honors. The biggest brands in from Edible Manhattan Read more »
Local Book News: Chef Thomas Keller in Birmingham tonight for sold-out dinner at Frank Stitt's Bottega
enjoy being around.” The "Bouchon Bakery" cookbook was one of three finalists in the baking and dessert category of the 2013 James Beard Foundation Book Awards. (Artisan Books photo) One of the most admired and respected chefs in America, the 57-year-old Keller from Homewood Public Library Read more »
Sauce Celebrity Chef Series presents an evening with Marcus Samuelsson
restaurants in New York and Stockholm, Sweden. During his impressive career, he has written four cookbooks, received the James Beard Foundation’s coveted Rising Star Chef Award and won Bravo’s Top Chef Masters. Chef Samuelsson will chat with the audience over from Sauce Magazine Read more »
Where to eat and drink in Chicago: The James Beard edition
room that features a completely different flavor-based menu of cocktails. Chicago's bar scene is home to not one, but two James Beard Foundation-nominated lounges. The ultra-luxe Violet Hour has been credited for bringing 1920s speakeasy culture back in Chicago from She Knows Read more »