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Tuxton Congratulates The 2023 James Beard Foundation Awards Winners

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards, and we hope to see you cooking soon with our Tuxton Pro Cookware at Platform! 


Outstanding Chef
Rob Rubba, Oyster Oyster, Washington, D.C.

Outstanding Restaurant Presented by Acqua Panna® Natural Spring Water
Friday Saturday Sunday, Philadelphia, PA

Best New Restaurant Presented by BentoBox
Kann, Portland, OR

Outstanding Restaurateur
Ellen Yin, High Street Hospitality Group (Fork, a.kitchen + bar, High Street, and others), Philadelphia, PA

Emerging Chef Presented by S.Pellegrino® Sparkling Mineral Water
Damarr Brown, Virtue, Chicago, IL

Outstanding Bakery Presented by Guinness
Yoli Tortilleria, Kansas City, MO

Outstanding Pastery Chef or Baker
Margarita Manzke, République, Los Angeles, CA

Outstanding Hospitality Presented by American Airlines
The Quarry, Monson, ME

Outstanding Wine and Other Beverages Program
OTOTO, Los Angeles, CA

Outstanding Bar Presented by Hilton
Bar Leather Apron, Honolulu, HI

Best Chefs Presented by Capital One (by region)

Best Chef: California
Justin Pichetrungsi, Anajak Thai, Sherman Oaks, CA

Best Chef: Great Lakes (IL, IN, MI, OH)
Tim Flores and Genie Kwon, Kasama, Chicago, IL

Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA)
Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon, Kalaya, Philadelphia, PA

Best Chef: Midwest (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD, WI)
Itaru Nagano and Andrew Kroeger, Fairchild, Madison, WI

Best Chef: Mountain (CO, ID, MT, UT, WY)
Kris Komori, KIN, Boise, ID

Best Chef: New York State
Junghyun Park, Atomix, New York, NY

Best Chef: Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Sherry Pocknett, Sly Fox Den Too, Charlestown, RI

Best Chef: Northwest & Pacific (AK, HI, OR, WA)
Vince Nguyen, Berlu, Portland, OR

Best Chef: South (AL, AR, FL, LA, MS, PR)
Natalia Vallejo, Cocina al Fondo, San Juan, PR

Best Chef: Southeast (GA, KY, NC, SC, TN, WV)
Terry Koval, The Deer and the Dove, Decatur, GA

Best Chef: Southwest (AZ, NM, NV, OK)
Andrew Black, Grey Sweater, Oklahoma City, OK

Best Chef: Texas
Benchawan Jabthong Painter, Street to Kitchen, Houston, TX

Humanitarian of the Year Award
The 2023 Humanitarian of the Year Award honorees are the co-founders of the Black Farmer Fund: social entrepreneur and impact investor Olivia Watkins, and farmer and activist Karen Washington.

Lifetime Achievement Award
The 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award honoree is legendary cookbook author, writer, teacher, and actress Madhur Jaffrey CBE.