Today the James Beard Foundation released its list of finalists in the 2018 Restaurant and Chef Awards in a live stream this morning. The 2018 James Beard Awards Gala will be held at on May 7 in Chicago. Winners of the 2018 James Beard Media Awards will be announced on April 27 in New York City. 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
Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award: Hanna Raskin
Outstanding Wine Program: FIG, Charleston
Best Chef: Southeast: Rodney Scott, Rodney Scott’s BBQ
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.