On May 7th, 2018, the James Beard Foundation held its gala and announced the recipients of this year's awards. Below you'll find the full list of restaurants and chefs who took home medals.


Best New Restaurant: JuneBaby (Seattle, WA)

Outstanding Baker: Belinda Leong & Michel Suas - B. Patisserie (San Francisco, CA)

Outstanding Bar Program: Cure (New Orleans, LA)

Outstanding Chef: Gabrielle Hamilton - Prune (New York, NY)

Outstanding Pastry Chef: Dolester Miles - Highlands Bar & Grill (Birmingham, AL)

Outstanding Restaurant: Highlands Bar & Grill (Birmingham, AL)

Outstanding Restaurateur: Caroline Styne - The Lucques Group (Los Angeles, CA)

Outstanding Service: Zuni Café (San Francisco, CA)

Outstanding Wine Program: FIG (Charleston, SC)

Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional: Miljenko Grgich - Grgich Hills Estate (Rutherford, CA)

Rising Star Chef of the Year: Camille Cogswell - Zahav (Philadelphia, PA)

Best Chef - Great Lakes: Abraham Conlon - Fat Rice (Chicago, IL)

Best Chef - Mid-Atlantic: Jeremiah Langhorne - The Dabney (Washington, DC)

Best Chef - Midwest: Gavin Kaysen - Spoon and Stable (Minneapolis, MN)

Best Chef - New York City: Missy Robbins - Lilia (New York, NY)

Best Chef - Northeast: Karen Akunowicz - Myers + Chang (Boston, MA)

Best Chef - Northwest: Edouardo Jordan - Salare (Seattle, WA)

Best Chef - South: Nina Compton - Compère Lapin (New Orleans, LA)

Best Chef - Southeast: Rodney Scott - Rodney Scott’s BBQ (Charleston, SC)

Best Chef - Southwest: Alex Seidel - Mercantile Dining & Provision (Denver, CO)

Best Chef - West: Dominique Crenn - Atelier Crenn (San Francisco, CA)


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For the full list of James Beard Foundation Award Winners, click here.