The James Beard Award is one of the highest honors in the culinary world.

On Monday, May 6, 2019, the winners of the 2019 James Beard Awards were announced. Nominations were announced late March 2019. 12 chefs and restaurants from/in New York were nominated.

Of the 12 New York chefs and restaurants nominated, only 2 came out with a 2019 James Beard award. Here are the New York winners of the 2019 James Beard Awards:

Outstanding Restaurant Design 75 Seats or Under
Firm: Studio Writers
Project: Atomix, New York City

Best New Restaurant
"A restaurant opened in 2018 that already demonstrates excellence in cuisine and hospitality, and that is likely to make a significant impact in years to come."
Frenchette, New York City

It is worth mentioning that two New York owners of a bake shop were a2019 James Beard Foundation America's Classics Honorees. Below is the honoree:

A&A Bake & Double Roti Shop
Brooklyn, NY
Owner: Noel and Geeta Brown

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