11 Georgia Restaurants, Chefs Named Semifinalists for 2018 James Beard Award

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Monday, February 19th, 2018

The James Beard Foundation announced its list of Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists for the 28th annual James Beard Foundation Awards. Selected from a list of more than 20,000 online entries, the prestigious group of semifinalists in 21 categories represents a wide range of culinary talent, from exceptional chefs and dining destinations nationally and in ten different regions across the U.S., to the best new restaurants, outstanding bar programs, bakers, and rising star chefs 30 or younger. See this year’s full semifinalist list online at jamesbeard.org/awards.

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the Foundation will announce the final nominees for all Award categories during a press conference at Parc, hosted by James Beard Award–winning restaurateur Stephen Starr, in Philadelphia. The event will take place at 9:30 A.M. EST and will be streamed live online (details coming soon on the JBF website) and live-Tweeted via the James Beard Foundation Twitter feed at twitter.com/beardfoundation.