The James Beard Award nominations were just announced last night and both Cakes and Ale’s Billy Allin and Cynthia Wong were nominated for awards. Allin was nominated for Best Chef: Southeast and Wong was nominated for Oustanding Pastry Chef. (Allin is also up for a “People’s Best New Chef: Southeast Award by Food & Wine. You can vote for him online HERE)
Additionally, the local chain Taqueria del Sol was nominated in the “Outstanding Restaurateur” category.