James Beard Award nominations were announced on Wednesday, March 27.

The James Beard Foundation released its nominations for their annual awards for chefs, restaurants, and all things food. Winners will be announced on May 6, 2019.  Surprisingly, no New York Chefs were nominated for the "Best Chef: Northeast" category.

Below are all of the nominations for New York chefs and restaurants.

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."

Atomix, New York City

Frenchette, New York City



Outstanding Baker
"A pastry chef or baker who demonstrates exceptional skill, integrity, and character in the preparation of desserts, pastries, or breads served in a retail bakery. Must have been working as a pastry chef or baker for the past five years."

Zachary Golper, Bien Cuit, New York City

Outstanding Bar Program
"A restaurant or bar that demonstrates exceptional care and skill in the selection, preparation, and serving of cocktails, spirits, and/or beer."

Dead Rabbit, New York City

Outstanding Restaurant
"A restaurant that demonstrates consistent excellence in food, atmosphere, service, and operations. Must have been in business 10 or more consecutive years."

Balthazar, New York City

Outstanding Restaurateur
"A restaurateur who demonstrates creativity in entrepreneurship and integrity in restaurant operations. Must have been in the restaurant business for at least 10 years. Must not have been nominated for a James Beard Foundation chef award in the past five years."

Alex Raij and Eder Montero, (La Vara, Txikito, Saint Julivert Fisherie, and others), New York City

Outstanding Restaurant Design 75 Seats or Under

Firm: Roman and Williams
Project: La Mercerie, New York City

Firm: Studio Writers
Project: Atomix, New York City

Outstanding Restaurant Design, 76 Seats and Over

Firm: studio razavi architecture
Project: Boqueria, New York City

Other Eating and Drinking Places

Firm: Summer Ops
Project: Island Oyster, New York City

Special (on TV or Online)

Anthony Bourdain: Explore Parts Unknown – Little Los Angeles
Airs on: CNN, Explore Parts Unknown, Roads & Kingdoms

Visual and Technical Excellence

Anthony Bourdain: Explore Parts Unknown, Yuki Aizawa, Sarah Hagey, Nathalie Karouni, Kate Kunath and August Thurmer
Airs on: CNN, Explore Parts Unknown, Roads & Kingdoms






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