By Courtney Walsh, West Coast Editor
Every year, the James Beard Foundation recognizes a number of the nation's top food and beverage industry professionals with its annual award series that honors excellence in the restaurant industry.
Securing even just a James Beard award nomination is one of the most coveted honors in the food and beverage industry, and a win cements a chef or bar director's elite status for life. While the finalists for the awards have been announced, the winners in each of the categories are set to be revealed on May 2nd at the annual awards gala.
In the meantime, we sat down with two of the James Beard Award nominees and beverage industry pros Eric Johnson, bar manager at Bar Agricole, and Jeffrey Morgenthaler, bar manager at Clyde Common, to ask the duo six quick questions.Read More