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2006 James Beard Foundation Award Winners

The winners of The 2006 James Beard Foundation Awards, now in their sixteenth year, were announced May 8 in New York. Collectively, the restaurants of New Orleans received the Humanitarian of the Year Award for their service to the community in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. For more information visit www.jamesbeard.org.

Here is a Summary of Awards Highlights:

ALL-CLAD COOKWARE OUTSTANDING CHEF AWARD

Alfred Portale - Gotham Bar & Grill

S. PELLEGRINO OUTSTANDING RESTAURANT AWARD

French Laundry

BEST NEW RESTAURANT

The Modern

GALLO OF SONOMA RISING STAR CHEF OF THE YEAR

Corey Lee - French Laundry

ALL-CLAD BAKEWARE OUTSTANDING PASTRY CHEF AWARD

Johnny Iuzzini - Jean Georges

CATEGORY: AMERICAN EXPRESS BEST CHEF

CALIFORNIA
Suzanne Goin
Lucques

MIDWEST
Shawn McClain
Spring

NORTHEAST
Jean-Louis Gerin
Jean-Louis

SOUTHEAST
John Best
Restaurant August

MID-ATLANTIC
Fabio Trabocchi
Maestro at The Ritz-Carlton, Tyson's Corner

NEW YORK CITY

Dan Barber
Blue Hill

NORTHWEST/HAWAII
Scott Carsberg
Lampreia

SOUTHWEST
Bradford Thompson
Mary Elaine's at the Phoenician

 

 

RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.