Everyone loves to eat out and if the environment in which you do so is equally as great, it makes for an even more enjoyable experience. In the world of good food, there is one award that takes the cake, the James Beard Foundation Award. Seen as the Oscars to the culinary industry, a James Beard Foundation Award, can really catapult a chef’s career and that of their restaurant.
Elle Decor examines this year’s nominees for Best Restaurant Design. Here are the nominees, all from New York City.
Design Firm: Design Bureaux, Inc.
Designer: Thomas Schlesser
Project: DBGB Kitchen and Bar, New York City
Design Firm: Bentel & Bentel Architects
Project: Le Bernardin, New York City
Design Firm: Glen & Company
Designer: Glen Coben
Project: Romera, New York City
Sometimes good food is just as important as the ambiance. The winners will be announced on May 7th.