The James Beard Foundation has announced it’s 2016 semi-finalists for Restaurant and Chefs. The foundation will announce the winners of on May 2, 2016, during an awards gala in Chicago. This award is the Oscars for the food and beverage industry. Categories include, best new restaurant, Outstanding Chef, Outstanding Pastry Chef, Outstanding Restaurant, Outstanding Wine Program, just to name a few.
Congratulations to all of the Hometown Tourist restaurants that made it to the semi-finalists!!