Screen Shot 2016-03-16 at 11.00.28 AMThe nominees for the 2016 James Beard Awards include a number of restaurants, chefs and journalists.

Best New Restaurant: Staplehouse

Best Chef Southeast: Kevin Gillespie of Gunshow and Steven Satterfield of Miller Union

Cookbook – Focus on Health: Lighten Up, Y’all: Classic Southern Recipes Made Healthy and Wholesome by Virginia Willis

Cookbook Photography: Root to Leaf: A Southern Chef Cooks Through the Seasons by Steven Satterfield

Journalism: “Christiane Lauterbach: The Woman Who Ate Atlanta” by Wendell Brock in The Bitter Southerner

You can see the full list of nominees at this link. The awards are handed out each year by the James Beard Foundation for excellence in cuisine, culinary writing and culinary education in the United States. The winners will be announced on May 2 in Chicago.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.