Miami’s food scene continues to be recognized as one of the best in the country! A total of five local establishments and culinary talents have been named semifinalists for the 2024 James Beard Awards, the foundation announced last week. Last year, Miami earned a total of nine nominations.
So, if you’re a passionate foodie looking for your next best meal, look no further than these top contenders.
Established in 1990 with the first awards distributed in 1991, the James Beard Foundation “celebrates and supports the people behind America’s food culture, while pushing for new standards in the restaurant industry to create a future where all have the opportunity to thrive,” according to the foundation.
These are Miami’s semifinalists for the 2024 James Beard Awards:
Outstanding Pastry Chef or Baker:
- Manuel and Jesús Brazón of Caracas Bakery
Outstanding Wine and Other Beverages Program
Best Chef: South
Nominees will be announced on Wednesday, April 3, and winners will be announced at the James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 10 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. You can see the full list of semifinalists on the James Beard Foundation website here.