Commonly known in eatery circles as the Oscars of cuisine, this year’s James Beard Awards has crowned its victors as it celebrated the cream of cooking for their roles in creation, television, and media.
After having been nominated for the awards several times before, Joanne Chang was finally anointed Outstanding Baker for her driving work with her store, Flour Bakery + Café. Chang opened the first Flour location 16 years ago in South End Boston. Her other business, Myers + Chang, founded with her husband Christopher, was also nominated.
Additionally recognized with the dustings of victory, was Dahlia Narvaez for Oustanding Pastry Chef. Narvaez is the executive pastry chef for L.A.-based Osteria Mozza.
Other noted victorious names to the deli and bakery world are as follows:
The awards were presented this past Monday, at a gala in Chicago.
Congratulations to Joanne Chang and Dahlia Narvaez, and all other winners of this year’s Bearded winners, from all of us at DeliMarket News!