Miami Restaurants and Chefs Selected as 2024 James Beard Awards Semifinalists


The James Beard Foundation has introduced the semifinalists for 2024’s Restaurant and Chef Awards, among the many most prestigious culinary honors within the nation.

From bakeries to wine packages, three Miami eating places and three South Florida cooks are within the working as 2024 semifinalists in 4 completely different classes.

The 2024 picks spotlight a few of Miami’s favourite cooks, bakeries, and eating places, together with two common bakeries, Zak the Baker and Caracas Bakery, and Italian favourite Macchialina in Miami Beach.

South Florida’s 2024 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists are listed beneath.

click on to enlarge Golden guava and cheese pastries at Zak the Baker

Guava y queso pastelitos at Zak the Baker

Zak the Baker photograph

Outstanding Bakery
click on to enlarge Portrait of Manuel and Jesus Brazon in their kitchen

Manuel and Jesus Brazon

Photo by Zachary Fagenson

Outstanding Pastry Chef or Baker
click on to enlarge A closeup of pasta in a white bowl

Macchialina in Miami Beach is an excellent Italian restaurant that is good for date night time.

Photo by Nicole Lopez-Alvar

Outstanding Wine and Other Beverages Program
click on to enlarge Portrait of Val Chang

Miami chef Val Chang opened Maty’s — named after her paternal grandmother — in 2023 in Midtown.

Maty’s photograph

Best Chef: South (AL, AR, FL, LA, MS, PR)
  • Valerie Chang, Maty’s, Miami
  • Tristen Epps, Ocean Social (on the Eden Roc), Miami
click on to enlarge Outdoor seating area at Ocean Social at Eden Roc Miami Beach

Ocean Social at Eden Roc Miami Beach has a stupendous outside seating space.

Photo by Chef Tristen Epps

Clay Conley of Buccan in Palm Beach can be among the many Best Chef South discipline.

Finalists shall be introduced on Wednesday, April 3, and winners shall be topped on the James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 10, on the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

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