James Beard Foundation adds three more awards for 2015


  • Food News
  • Friday, 17 Oct 2014

Chef Charles Phan of The Slanted Door, which won the James Beard award for Outstanding Restaurant 2014.

Outstanding Baker and Podcast are two of the new additions.

Organisers of the James Beard Foundation Awards have announced that they’re expanding the winners pool next year with three new categories in both food and media.

In addition to releasing a slew of dates that includes entry nomination deadlines for chefs, journalists and restaurateurs, organisers of one of the most anticipated foodie events on the US calendar have announced that they’ve added three more awards for the 2015 edition Outstanding Baker, Podcast, and Visual and Technical Excellence.

The Outstanding Pastry Chef award remains unaffected.

The James Beard awards are often described as the Oscars of the US food world.

Chef Charles Phan of The Slanted Door, which won the James Beard award for Outstanding Restaurant 2014.

Here are the submission and nomination deadlines to keep in mind for the 2015 edition of the James Beard Foundation Awards:

  • Book awards, Dec 15, 2014
  • Restaurant and Chef awards, Dec 31, 2014
  • Broadcast and New Media awards and Journalism awards, Jan 9, 2015
  • Restaurant Design awards, Jan 31, 2015

Semifinalists for the restaurant and chef awards will be announced on Feb 18, 2015.

The final nominees for all categories will be revealed on March 24, 2015. – AFP Relaxnews



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