Austin and San Antonio chefs makes the final round, as does Anvil in Houston. Winners will be announced May 7.
For the third time in four years, the prestigious restaurant and chef awards recognize a pitmaster.
Including Aaron Franklin, Gilmore, Hugo Ortega, and Justin Yu.
More than a dozen restaurants represent the state.
Chris Shepherd, of Underbelly in Houston, takes home the big prize.
Four of the five chefs nominated for Best Chef Southwest hail from Texas.
One day after Texas Monthly unveiled its list of the Best New Restaurants of 2014, the James Beard Foundation announced their 2014 Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists early this morning, and there were quite a few overlapping restaurants and chefs. Here’s are the fourteen Texas chefs, bars and restaurants…
Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki are two of the most respected chefs in the Austin culinary scene right now. After creating an impressive menu program at the upscale, modern Mexican restaurant La Condesa, the duo moved on to open Sway, a Thai-inspired restaurant, late last year. Recently, the talented executive…
Oxheart, Justin Yu’s 31-seat Houston restaurant, has received an immense amount of praise since opening in March of last year. Bon Appétit, GQ, Texas Monthly, and numerous media outlets have dubbed the vegetable-centric restaurant one of the best in the nation. Naturally when the James Beard Foundation announced its semifinalists…
Eight Texas chefs, restaurants, and writers are finalists for the prestigous awards.