James Beard Nominees Announced

Nominees for the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards were announced today. Representing the DC area are:

José Andrés (at right) for Outstanding Chef

Central Michel Richard for Best New Restaurant

• Johnny Monis of Komi for Rising Star Chef of the Year

• Cathal Armstrong of Restaurant Eve for Best Chef Mid-Atlantic

• Eric Ziebold of CityZen for Best Chef Mid-Atlantic

• Terry Theise of Terry Theise Estate Selections for Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional

For a complete list of nominees, click here.

Congrats to all the nominees!

(Photo by Pablo de Loy.)