Today the James Beard Foundation released its list of finalists in the 2017 Restaurant and Chef Awards in a Facebook live stream. The 2017 James Beard Awards Gala will be held at the Lyric Opera of Chicago on Monday, May 1, 2017. Winners of the 2017 James Beard Media Awards will be announced on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Congratulations to all the names and teams from the Lowcountry. Tune in the next months to see how far they will go.
Here's the list of Charleston Finalists:
Local Impact Journalism: Hanna Raskin
Outstanding Wine Program: FIG, Charleston
America’s Classics (already a winner): Bertha’s Kitchen
Again, congratulations to the finalists for Charleston. There may not be many names, but they shall forge ahead and perhaps bring home those big medals to the Lowcountry. Eater has the entire list here.