On Wednesday, the James Byrd Foundation released it semifinalists and the Philadelphia area received 17 nominations.
Ellen Yin of the High Street Hospitality Group, which includes Fork, a.kitchen + bar and High Street, at A great restaurateur.
Friday Saturday Sunday is meant for Great restaurant.
Amanda Shulman of Her Place Supper Club is nominated in The new chef category.
Laser wolf behind Prize for best new restaurant.
And Angela Tsikala in Divine Lorraine is nominated for Great pastry chef.
Rhonda Salzman and Mercedes Brooks from Second Daughter Baking A wonderful baker.
The James Byrd Prize is one of the most prestigious awards in the country, recognizing leaders in the culinary and food media industry.
The winners will be honored at the James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards ceremony on Monday, June 13, 2022, at the Chicago Lyric Opera.
The full list of Delaware Valley semifinalists can be found below:
A great restaurateur
Ellen Yin, High Street Hospitality Group (Fork, a.kitchen + bar, High Street Philly and others), Philadelphia
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Philadelphia
The new chef
Amanda Shulman, Her Place Supper Club, Philadelphia
The best new restaurant
Laser Wolf, Philadelphia
Great pastry chef
Angela Sicala, Sicala in Divine Lorraine, Philadelphia
A wonderful baker
Rhonda Salzman and Mercedes Brooks, Second Daughter Baking Co., Philadelphia
Excellent hospitality provided by American Airlines
Steve and Cookie’s, Margate, New Jersey
Great wine program
a.kitchen + bar, Philadelphia
Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA)
- Anthony Andiario, Andiario, West Chester, Pennsylvania
- Joey Baldina, Zeppali, Collingswood, New Jersey
- Adam Diltz, Elwood, Philadelphia
- Antimo DiMeo, Bardea Food & Drink, Wilmington, DE
- Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer, Canal House Station, Milford, New Jersey
- Bill Hoffman, House of William and Mary, Hokesin, State Department
- Jesse Ito, Royal Izakaya, Philadelphia
- Christina Martinez, Southern Branch of Barbacaa, Philadelphia
- Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon, Kalaya Thai Kitchen, Philadelphia
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