Raising a Glass to the James Beard Winners and Nominees

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We are fortunate to know and work with some of the country’s great chefs and culinarians – and it’s always fun to see so many represented at the James Beard Awards.

We raise a glass to each of our clients, collaborators, friends, and neighbors!

Outstanding Pastry Chef 
Kelly Fields
Willa Jean
New Orleans

Outstanding Wine Program 
Benu
San Francisco

Best Chef – South
Vish Bhatt
Snackbar
Oxford, MS

Jonathan Gold Local Voice Award 
Brett Anderson
The Times-Picayune
New Orleans

Nominee: Rising Star Chef of the Year
Ana Castro
Coquette
New Orleans

Nominees: Outstanding Chef
Corey Lee
Benu
San Francisco

Donald Link
Herbsaint
New Orleans

Nominees: Best Chef South
Michael Stoltzfus
Coquette
New Orleans

Slade Rushing
Brennan’s
New Orleans

Kristen Essig
Coquette
New Orleans

Nominee: Outstanding Service
Brigtsen’s Restaurant
New Orleans

NomineeBest Chef Southeast
Cassidee Dabney
Blackberry Farm
Walland TN

Nominee: Outstanding Restaurateur 
Hugh Acheson 
Empire State South 
Atlanta 
JoAnn Clevenger
Upperline
New Orleans