Monday, March 19th marked a day that changed many chef and restaurateurs lives – the James Beard Foundation announce the chefs and establishments that rose to the top of 2012′s best-of-the-best. We’re proud to have many of these restaurants in our cities -
Best New Restaurant:
Fiola, Washington DC
Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic:
Cathal Armstrong, Restaurant Eve, Alexandria, VA
Johnny Monis, Komi, Washington, D.C.
Peter Pastan, Obelisk, Washington, D.C.
Vikram Sunderam, Rasika, Washington, D.C.
Best Chef: Southeast:
Hugh Acheson, Five and Ten, Athens, GA
Linton Hopkins, Restaurant Eugene, Atlanta
Best Chef: Southwest:
Kevin Binkley, Binkley’s Restaurant, Cave Creek, AZ
Interested in a foody fest? Maybe a James Beard themed progressive dinner? Contact any of our GEP Destination Management offices today for a unique dining experience at any of these restaurants – or other delicious establishments that did not make the cut.