(CBS) — Finalists have been announced for the 2016 James Beard Awards. It’s an annual event that showcases the who’s who in the culinary world, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
The nominees were announced at a breakfast at the Presidio Officers Club in San Francisco.READ MORE: COPA Releases Video Of July Police Shooting During Foot Chase In Bronzeville
14 Chicago restaurants and chefs made the list. They include Sepia, Alinea, and Boka.READ MORE: Two Simeon High School Students, Both 15, Killed In Shootings Four Hours Apart
Alinea has been nominated for outstanding restaurant and Andrew Zimmerman of Sepia is up for best chef (Great Lakes) while Topolobampo is nominated for outstanding service.
The awards ceremony will be held May 2 at the Civic Opera House in Chicago.MORE NEWS: A Day After Plainfield Mom Told CBS 2 She Was Keeping Her Special-Needs Son At Home Because Of School Bus Driver Shortage And Long Commute, District 202 Contacts Her With Solutions
For the full list of nominees, visit jamesbeard.org.