Jason Vincent of Giant is a finalist for outstanding chef and Parachute in Avondale is up for outstanding restaurant, among several Chicago nominees. Winners will be announced in June at the James Beard Award ceremony in Chicago.
James Beard Awards
Chef and restaurant winners were to have been announced in September, but the industry’s “dire situation” prompted the James Beard Foundation to cancel its annual presentation.
Greg Wade of Publican Quality Bread won Outstanding Baker, while Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark of Parachute won Best Chef Great Lakes at the 2019 James Beard Awards.
The Windy City will continue to serve as host to the annual awards event that dishes out honors to the best in the food and restaurant industry.
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