The Beard Foundation has announced its 2023 semi finalists and Dallas is coming in hot with SEVEN spots making the list, and 12 in DFW! We are breaking it down so you can give these places, their chefs, and their teams a huge congratulations with us, AND go check out what makes them so special.
Updated January 2023
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If not familiar, the Foundation recognizes “exceptional talent and achievement” in the culinary arts, hospitality, and beyond. It’s the highest culinary award in the States, often equated to the Oscars of food! The semi finalists were just announced, with the finalists across 23 categories will be announced at the awards ceremony on June 5!
2023 DFW SEMIFINALISTS
Best New Restaurant
Photo courtesy of Don Artemio
Photo courtesy of Kuluntu
Photo courtesy of La Casita
Best Chef, Texas
Of Jose on Lovers, Lovers Lane
Of Sandwich Hag, The Cedars
Jalen Heard, Lane Milne, and Johny White
Of Goldee's Barbecue, Fort Worth
Of Molino Oloyo, Pop Ups and Pick Up
Of Revolver Taco Lounge, Deep Ellum
Go try out one of these spots or congratulate any place you love/have visited! And congrats again to all the nominees! We are so proud, each is so well deserved and our fingers are crossed for y’all in June!