Gerry Hayden of The North Fork Table & Inn in Southold made it to the list of finalists for the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards "Best Chef: Northeast." But the honor went to Tony Maws of Craigie on Main in Cambridge, Mass.
The winners were announced on Monday.
Eleven Madison Park in Manhattan was honored as "outstanding restaurant" and ABC Kitchen in Manhattan received the award for "best new restaurant." The annual "outstanding chef" kudo went to Jose Andres for minibar in Washington, D.C. Here's a list of all the winners.