The James Beard Foundation awards released the list of 2017 award nominees today.
Of the 12 Maine semifinalist announce in February, 2 have advanced through the process to become final nominees:
- Best Chef: Northeast – Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley, Eventide Oyster Co.
- Wine, Beer or Spirits Professional – Rob Tod, Allagash Brewing Co.
The winners in each category will be announced at the awards ceremony which will take place on May 1st in Chicago.