The James Beard Foundation has announced the semifinalists for its 2013 Chef and Restaurant Awards. The finalists will be announced on Mar. 18 and the winners at the awards gala on May 6.
Best new restaurant:
Outstanding bar program:
Outstanding pastry chef:
Outstanding wine program:
Best Chef Southeast:
Congratulations to these Georgia restaurants, chefs and restaurateurs for making the list! (See the full list here)
–by Jenny Turknett, Food and More blog