The Outstanding Service award, which last year went to Eleven Madison Park, stayed in New York but moved out of the city to Dan Barber’s Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Outstanding Chef went to Michael Solomonov at the Zahav restaurant in Philadelphia and the Outstanding Baker award went to Mark Furstenberg for his Bread Furst Bakery.
The JBF Humanitarian of the Year was Denise Cerreta for her work at the One World Everybody Eats company, and the Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Nora Pouillon from the Nora restaurant in Washington.
Below is a full list of winners from the James Beard Foundation Awards 2017.
Best New Restaurant (Presented by True Refrigeration®)
Outstanding Bar Program
Arnaud’s French 75 Bar
Outstanding Chef (Presented by All-Clad Metalcrafters)
Outstanding Pastry Chef (Presented by Lavazza)
Outstanding Restaurant (Presented by S.Pellegrino® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water)
Starr Restaurants (Le Coucou, Serpico, Upland, and others)
Blue Hill at Stone Barns
Pocantico Hills, NY
Outstanding Wine Program (Presented by Robert Mondavi Winery)
Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Rising Star Chef of the Year (Presented by S.Pellegrino® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water)
Best Chef: Great Lakes (IL, IN, MI, OH)
Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic (D.C., DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA)
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