James Beard Awards Recognizes Local RestaurateursPlay
The James Beard Awards are often called the Oscars of the Food World. Of this year's finalists seven of the nominees including four in the chef and restaurant categories have ties to Greater Boston. We break down the local nominees.
Nominees For Best Chef: Northeast
Tiffani Faison, Tiger Mama, Boston
James Mark, North, Providence
Tony Messina, Uni, Boston
Cassie Piuma, Sarma, Somerville, MA
Benjamin Sukle, Oberlin, Providence
Jacqueline Cain, deputy food editor for Boston Magazine. She tweets @jackie_cain.
This segment aired on April 2, 2019.