Awards | Virginia + DC James Beard Restaurant/Chefs Semifinalists

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Congratulations to the 2018 James Beard Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists across Virginia and in Washington, D.C., announced today [Thursday, Feb. 15].

BEST NEW RESTAURANT

ChiKo, Washington, D.C.

Del Mar, Washington, D.C.

Maydan, Washington, D.C.

OUTSTANDING BAKER

Evrim Dogu and Evin Dogu, Sub Rosa Bakery, Richmond, Va.  [LINK]

OUTSTANDING BAR PROGRAM

Columbia Room, Washington, D.C.

OUTSTANDING CHEF

Vikram Sunderam, Rasika, Washington, D.C.

Fabio Trabocchi, Fiola, Washington, D.C.

OUTSTANDING PASTRY CHEF

Aggie Chin, Mirabelle, Washington, D.C.

OUTSTANDING RESTAURANT

Jaleo, Washington, D.C.

Komi, Washington, D.C.

OUTSTANDING RESTAURATEUR

Ashok Bajaj, Knightsbridge Restaurant Group, Washington, D.C. (The Bombay Club, Rasika, The Oval Room, and others)

OUTSTANDING SERVICE

Marcel’s by Robert Wiedmaier, Washington, D.C.

OUTSTANDING WINE PROGRAM

Bourbon Steak, Washington, D.C.

OUTSTANDING WINE, BEER OR SPIRITS PROFESSIONAL

An Bui, Mekong, Richmond, Va. [LINK]

Diane Flynt, Foggy Ridge Cider, Dugspur, Va.  [LINK]

RISING STAR CHEF OF THE YEAR

Daniela Moreira, Timber Pizza, Washington, D.C.

Kevin Tien, Himitsu, Washington, D.C.

BEST CHEF: MID ATLANTIC

Brittanny Anderson, Brenner Pass, Richmond, Va.  [LINK]

Amy Brandwein, Centrolina, Washington, D.C.

Tom Cunanan, Bad Saint, Washington, D.C.

Tarver King, The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm, Lovettsville, Va.  [LINK]

Jeremiah Langhorne, The Dabney, Washington, D.C.

Esther Lee, Obelisk, Washington, D.C.

Cedric Maupillier, Convivial, Washington, D.C.

Winners will be named at the James Beard Awards Gala on May 7 in Chicago.

For a list of all semifinalists, visit the James Beard Foundation website HERE [LINK]


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