Cure Nominated for James Beard

Cure at 4905 Freret Street makes the semifinals for the James Beard Awards!

The James Beard Foundation announced its semifinalists for the 2013 James Beard Awards, and New Orleans chefs, restaurants and bars are represented 11 times — including five nominations for Best Chef: South.

Finalists will be announced March 18, and this year’s awards will take place May 3 and 6 in New York City.

Best New Restaurant: Borgne

Outstanding Chef: Donald Link (Herbsaint)

Outstanding Bar Program: Cure

Outstanding Service: Brigtsen’s

Outstanding Restaurant: August

Outstanding Wine Program: The Grill Room at the Windsor Court


Best Chef (South):

Justin DeVillier, La Petite Grocery

Tory McPhail, Commander’s Palace

Alon Shaya, Domenica

Michael Stoltzfus, Coquette

Sue Zemanick, Gautreau’s

As reported by the Gambit.