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Washington's semi-finalists for 2018 James Beard Awards

Earlier today, the James Beard Foundation, or otherwise known as the 'Oscars of Food', announced the semi-finalists for their 2018 awards!

The finalists will be announced on March 14 followed by the awards gala on May 7 in Chicago (where Los Hernandez will receive their America's Classics award). But until then, let's celebrate our Seattle-area and Washington semi-finalists! Be sure to make your reservations to support our local culinary scene!

Best New Restaurant

Outstanding Baker

Outstanding Bar Program

Outstanding Chef

Outstanding Restaurant

Outstanding Restaurateur

Outstanding Wine Program

Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional

Rising Star Chef of the Year

Best Chef: Northwest (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY)