2008 James Beard Foundation Awards

BEST NEW RESTAURANT

Presented by Lexus

A restaurant opened in 2007 that already displays excellence in food, beverage, and service and is likely to have a significant impact on the industry in years to come.

Anthos, NYC
Chef/Owner: Michael Psilakis, Owner: Donatella Arpaia

Central Michel Richard, Washington, DC
Chef/Owner: Michel Richard

Fearing’s at the Ritz Carlton, Dallas
Chef/Owner: Dean Fearing
The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas

Osteria Mozza, Los Angeles
Chef: Matt Molina
Owners: Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali, Joseph Bastianich

Osteria, Philadelphia
Chef/Owners: Marc Vetri, Jeff Michaud, Owner: Jeff Benjamin