JBF Announces 2015 Awards Semifinalists

The James Beard Foundation has released the names of the their 2015 Restaurant and Chef Award nominees. Virginia is well represented.

Best New Restaurant

The Alley Light, Charlottesville, VA

Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic

Peter Chang, Peter Chang China Café, Glen Allen, VA
Lee Gregory, The Roosevelt, Richmond, VA
Tarver King, The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm, Lovettsville, VA
Dale Reitzer, Acacia, Richmond, VA
Angelo Vangelopoulos, The Ivy Inn, Charlottesville, VA

Outstanding Pastry Chef

Caitlin Dysart, 2941, Falls Church, VA

Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional

Diane Flynt, Foggy Ridge Cider, Dugspur, VA

Congratulations to all the nominees.