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JAMES BEARD AWARDS

CHICAGO NOMINEES

James Beard Award 2024 Chicago semi-finalists

2016 Galdones Photography LLC

Outstanding Chef

  • John Shields and Karen Urie Shields, Smyth

Outstanding Restaurant

  • The Duck Inn

Emerging Chef

  • Zubair Mohajir, The Coach House by Wazwan

Best New Restaurant

  • Atelier

Outstanding Restaurateur

  • Marcos Carbajal, Carnitas Uruapan
  • Nicolas Poilevey and Oliver Poilevey, Obelix, Le Bouchon, and Taqueria Chingón

Outstanding Bakery

  • Loba Pastry+Coffee

Outstanding Pastry Chef or Baker

  • Anna Posey, Elske

Outstanding Hospitality

  • Lula Cafe

Outstanding Wine and Other Beverages Program

  • Middle Brow, Chicago

Best Chef: Great Lakes (IL, IN, MI, OH)

  • Diana Dávila Boldin, Mi Tocaya Antojería
  • Joe Fontelera, Boonie’s Filipino Restaurant
  • Joe Frillman, Daisies
  • James Martin, Bocadillo Market
  • Sujan Sarkar, Indienne
  • Jenner Tomaska, Esme
  • Donald Young, Duck Sel