The semifinal list of nominees for this year’s James Beard Awards were released today. 7 Maine chefs and restaurants made the list:
- Fore Street and Primo for Outstanding Restaurant
- Rob Tod at Allagash for Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional
- Cara Stadler at Tao Yuan for Rising Star
- Brian Hill from Francine Bistro, Ravin Nakjaroen at Long Grain, and Masa Miyake from Miyake for Best Chef Northeast
The final list of nominees will be released March 18th, and the winners will be announced on May 2, 2014 at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City.