Local restaurants and locally produced food-related television shows have been named final nominees for the 2016 James Beard Awards, one of the highest honors in the food world.
Winners will be announced on April 26.
Book Awards: American Cooking: The Southerner’s Cookbook, David DiBenedetto and the Editors of Garden & Gun (Charleston)
Broadcast Media: Outstanding Personality/Host: Vivian Howard, “A Chef’s Life,” produced by Markay Media in association with South Carolina ETV
Broadcast Media: Television Program, on Location: Vivian Howard, “A Chef’s Life,” producers Vivian Howard and Cynthia Hill, produced by Markay Media in association with South Carolina ETV
Journalism Awards: Food and Culture: “Kiss My Grits,” Shane Mitchell (Edisto Island), The Bitter Southerner
Restaurant & Chef Awards: Outstanding Chef: Sean Brock, Husk, Nashville
Restaurant & Chef Awards: Outstanding Wine Program: FIG, Charleston