The 2014 James Beard Award finalists were recently announced. As Union Square is known for our wide array of delicious restaurants, it comes as no surprise that a number of chefs and restaurants named are right here in the neighborhood.
Covering all aspects of the industry—from chefs and restaurateurs to cookbook authors and food journalists to restaurant designers and architects and more—the Beard Awards are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America.
Union Square’s James Beard finalists include:
Outstanding Chef: Michael Anthony, Gramercy Tavern
Outstanding Pastry Chef: Christina Tosi, Momofuku Milk Bar (who generously donates their delicious baked goods for USP’s annual Christmas Party)
Outstanding Restaurateur: Phil Suarez, ABC Kitchen, Jean Georges, etc.
Best Chef NYC: Dan Kluger, ABC Kitchen
Find the full list of finalists here, and stop by the Square to see what the food buzz is all about!