This morning the James Beard Foundation released its list of finalists in the 2015 Awards. The winners of the Chef and Restaurant awards will be announced at the official Awards Gala & Reception on Monday, May 4, 2015 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. The Lowcountry sees quite a few culinary contenders advancing to the next level.
Here's the list of Charleston finalists:
Best American Cookbook: Heritage, Sean Brock
Outstanding Wine Program: FIG, McCrady's
Best Chef: Southeast: Jason Stanhope, FIG
Outstanding Chef: Sean Brock, Husk
Who's Who Inductee: Nathalie Dupree