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18 Recipes from the Newest James Beard Award Winners

May  3, 2016

Last night James Beard Foundation Awards in the Restaurant, Chef, and Outstanding Restaurant Design categories were presented. The event was hosted by Carla Hall in the beautiful Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Many of the winners are not only restaurant chefs, but also founts of food wisdom, whose tips and recipes have appeared on Food52 many, many times. Below, you'll find recipes from some of last night's winners. Other award recipients: We've already made our reservations—and we'll be scanning your menus (and future cookbooks) for inspiration... and Genius tips!

Congrats to all the winners and nominees—you can check out the full list here.

Suzanne Goin, Outstanding Chef

Alon Shaya, Best New Restaurant for Shaya

Joanne Chang, Outstanding Baker

Eleven Madison Park, Outstanding Service

Renee Erickson, Best Chef, Northwest Region

Jim Lahey, Inducted into JBFA Who’s Who of Food & Beverage

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