The James Beard Foundation announced today its list of Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists for the 29th 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.
CT is proud to host a semifinalist for Best Chef: Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NY State, RI, VT).
We recently interviewed Chef Tyler on CTbite's’ Hot Dish Podcast. Check out the interview here, chock full of interesting and unexpected details about this James Beard semifinalist.
The Foundation will announce the final nominees on Wednesday, March 27th, 2019. The event will take place at 9:00 A.M. CT / 10:00 A.M. ET and will be streamed live online (details coming soon on the Foundation’s website) and the nominees will be live-tweeted via the James Beard Foundation Twitter feed at twitter.com/beardfoundation.