James Beard Foundation announces Restaurant Design Awards shortlist

by Kim Megson | 29 Mar 2016

The James Beard Foundation has released the list of nominees who may taste glory at its 2016 Restaurant Design Awards in May.

The organisation – which celebrates America's culinary heritage – will hand out awards in three categories: restaurants with 75 seats and under, those with 76 seats and over, and an honourary Design Icon Award – which will be presented to the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York.

The first two awards will honour restaurant designs or renovations in North America since 1 January, 2013.

The list of nominees is as follows:

75 Seats and Under

Bruno

Project: Bruno, NYC

Firm: Demian Repucci Design

Designer: Demian Repucci

Jon & Vinny’sProject: Jon & Vinny’s, Los Angeles

Designers: Jeff Guga, Jon Shook, Vinny Dotolo, and Helen Johannesen

Untitled at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Project: Untitled at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC

Firm: Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Designers: Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Collaboration with Cooper Robertson

76 Seats and Over

Cherry Circle RoomProject: Cherry Circle Room, Chicago

Firm: Land and Sea Dept

Designers: Mode Carpentry, Land and Sea Dept

(Robert McAdams, Jon Martin, Peter Toalson, and Cody Hudson)

Cindy’s Rooftop Restaurant,Project: Cindy’s Rooftop Restaurant, Chicago

Firm: Roman and Williams Buildings and Interiors

Designers: Robin Standefer and Steven Alesch

Drake Devonshire Inn

Project: Drake Devonshire Inn, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

Firm: +tongtong

Designer: John Tong

The Design Icon Award – which celebrates “a national standard bearer of outstanding design and design innovation” – was given to the Four Seasons to award the restaurant’s success in “introducing generations of diners to modern elegance and luxury.”

The James Beard Awards Gala will take place at Lyric Opera of Chicago on 2 May, 2016. During the event, which is open to the public, awards will also be given to the best restaurants and chefs of the year.

James Beard Foundation president Susan Ungaro said: “We wish the nominees in all categories the best of luck as they travel in the coming months for the awards ceremonies – we’ll see you in Chicago.”

James Beard Foundation  Restaurant Design Awards  Chicago  architecture  design  food  hospitality 
Related stories

Four Seasons Restaurant in New York wins inaugural design icon award from James Beard Foundation

The James Beard Foundation has released the list of nominees who may taste glory at its 2016 Restaurant Design Awards in May. The organisation – which celebrates America's culinary heritage – will hand out awards in three categories: restaurants with 75 seats and under, those with 76 seats and over, and an honourary Design Icon Award – which will be presented to the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York. The
CLD,RST,ARC,DES
Drake Devonshire Inn by +tongtong / James Beard Foundation
More news
News stories: 1 - 30 of 6908     
 
 
 
News stories: 1 - 30 of 6908     
 
 
 
company profile
Company profile: Alliance Leisure Services Ltd
The company’s core business is the provision of facility development and support for local authorities, educational establishments and leisure trusts that want to improve or expand the leisure products and services they offer.
Try cladmag for free!
Sign up with CLAD to receive our regular ezine, instant news alerts, free digital subscriptions to CLADweek, CLADmag and CLADbook and to request a free sample of the next issue of CLADmag.
sign up
features
Architect Bill Bensley
"Our palette was pared down to basics"

The Vietnamese village being created using historic methods

The Gainsborough Bath Spa was originally built as a hospital. It opened as a spa hotel in 2015
Bakos joined Champalimaud in December 2012. He previously worked for the Rockwell Group
"Construction is one of the largest generators of landfill waste, so it is important to create spaces that transcend trends"

It’s time for a new approach to sustainability, argues Champalimaud’s managing director

The Lemay Community Recreation Center and Aquatic Complex houses a range of activities
David Polzin is executive director of design at CannonDesign. He studied at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture
"We were able to create an ‘acoustic shadow’ cutting decibel levels nearly in half"

How to design the perfect community leisure centre 100 13th century pilgrimage The Vietnamese village being created using historic methods

Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
To advertise in our catalogue gallery: call +44(0)1462 431385
features
A giant bear watches over Aarhus’s harbour. The playground is part of Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s Dokk1 library project
Ole Barslund Nielsen founded Monstrum in 2003 with Christian Jensen. The two met when working in theatre scenography
"Failing and falling can be a good thing"

How his background in theatre set design inspired Ole Barslund Nielsen to create playgrounds with a difference

Callebaut interned with Odile Decq before setting up his practice
"It’s about tracing the evolution of thermal practices"

Eco architect Vincent Callebaut has won a competition to redesign ancient thermal baths in the Savoyard town of Aix-les-Bains, France

Perkins + Will worked on the Mary Rose with Wilkinson Eyre
Din has worked on a range of sustainability-focused projects
"It’s imperative the architecture profession takes a proactive approach to tackling the realities of climate change"

Perkins+Will’s new sustainability director

features
John Rhodes
"It’s about the celebration of people coming together. If you can manage that well, a venue can become very special"

HOK has been tasked with designing a truly flexible arena for Valencia. John Rhodes is up for the challenge

Prague’s Hotel Josef opened in 2002
Jiricna moved to London for a placement in 1968. She was unable to return to the Czech Republic for two decades
"I look back now and think, how did I have the courage?"

The Czech-born architect on working with Richard Rogers, her friendship with Zaha Hadid and why she turned down Steve Jobs

cladkit product news
David Rockwell partners with Jim Thompson for dream-inspired fabric collection
Rockwell has designed 12 multi-use fabrics inspired by dreams with long-time collaborator Jim Thompson
Lauren Heath-Jones
Renowned architect David Rockwell has created a collection of fabrics with long-time collaborator Jim Thompson. Called Dreams, the collection was ...
Water inspires Zaha Hadid Design x Rosenthal collaboration
The collection consists of three smaller collections: Weave, Strip and Lapp. Weave was inspired by 'the fluid lines of Zaha Hadid's sketching hand'
Lauren Heath-Jones
Zaha Hadid Design has partnered with porcelain manufacturer Rosenthal to create a new collection of vases. Called the Lapp collection, ...
Mater partners with Ditzel family to create eco-friendly furniture using reclaimed plastic
The furniture uses plastic from recycled fishing nets
Lauren Heath-Jones
Mater, an ethical design brand based in Denmark, has launched a furniture collection made from plastic reclaimed from the ocean. ...
cladkit product news
Tom Dixon Studio to relaunch iconic Pylon chair
Pylon was first designed more than 20 years ago
Lauren Heath-Jones
Originally conceived in his metal workshop in the early 90's, the Pylon chair was Dixon's attempt to create the world's ...
Paul Kelley pushes 'technical boundaries' with modular furniture cube system
The system is designed to enable users to create multifunctional, adaptable pieces, where they are in complete control of the design and function of their furniture
Lauren Heath-Jones
British designer Paul Kelley has created a modular magnetic cube furniture system that enables users to create multifunctional, adaptable pieces, ...
Baux creates plant-based acoustic panels
Baux has worked with scientists from the Royal Institute of Technology to create Baux Acoustic Pulp, a plant-derived acoustic solution
Lauren Heath-Jones
Baux, an acoustic products brand based in Sweden, has developed a line of biodegradable acoustic panels, using a plant-based material ...
cladkit product news
Volvo partners with Reef Lab Designs to encourage ocean biodiversity
The tiles are made from marine-grade concrete and recycled plastic fibres
Lauren Heath-Jones
Car manufacturer Volvo has partnered with the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and Reef Design Lab to create an environmentally-friendly ...
Alusid's Sequel collection combines craftsmanship and sustainability says founder
The Sequel collection is billed as the 'most waste-efficient and sustainable' on the market
Lauren Heath-Jones
Alusid, a creator of eco-friendly surfaces, has partnered with Parkside to launch the Sequel range, the brand's first collection of ...
BD Barcelona Design reveals Cristallo by the late Alessandro Mendini
Cristallo was the last design from acclaimed designer and architect Alessandro Mendini
Lauren Heath-Jones
Design Studio BD Barcelona Design has released Cristallo, a limited-edition cabinet designed by the late architect and designer Alessandro Mendini, ...
x
Sign up with CLAD for regular news updates