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From New York:

2005 James Beard Foundation Award Winners

The winners of The 2005 James Beard Foundation Awards, now in their 15th year, were announced May 2 in New York. Jacques Pépin (left) received the 2005 Lifetime Achievement Award. For more information visit www.jamesbeard.org.

Here is a Summary of Awards Highlights:

ALL-CLAD COOKWARE OUTSTANDING CHEF AWARD

Mario Batali - Babbo - Esca - Lupa - Otto

S. PELLEGRINO OUTSTANDING RESTAURANT AWARD

Galatoire's

ILLY BEST NEW RESTAURANT

Per Se

GALLO OF SONOMA RISING STAR CHEF OF THE YEAR

Christopher Lee - Striped Bass

ALL-CLAD BAKEWARE OUTSTANDING PASTRY CHEF AWARD

Karen DeMasco - Craft

CATEGORY: AMERICAN EXPRESS BEST CHEF

CALIFORNIA
Lee Hefter
Spago Beverly Hills

MIDWEST
Tony Mantuano
Spiaggia

NORTHEAST
Ana Sortun
Oleana

SOUTHEAST
Joel Antunes
Joel

MID-ATLANTIC
Marc Vetri
Vetri

NEW YORK CITY

Andre Carmellini
Cafe Boulud

NORTHWEST/HAWAII
Vitaly Paley
Paley's Place

SOUTHWEST
Mark Kiffin
The Compound Restaurant

 

 

 

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.