The James Beard Foundation has named its 2022 award finalists, which include some familiar Atlanta names and restaurants.

Winners will be announced in June.

Outstanding Pastry Chef
Chef Claudia Martinez from Miller Union

Outstanding Restaurateur
Chef Kevin Gillespie and Red Beard Restaurant for Gunshow and Revival

Outstanding Hospitality
Ticonderoga Club at Krog Street Market

Also of note: The Asheville, NC location of Chai Pani, which has an outpost in Decatur, is up for Outstanding Restaurant.

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.