Evan Mallett of Black Trumpet Bistro in Portsmouth has been named one of 20 semifinalists in the Best Chefs in America: Northeast category by The James Beard Foundation. These awards for the best chefs and restaurants in the country are described as “the Oscars of the food world” by Time Magazine. Semifinalists are narrowed down from a field of 28,000 online nominees. The list now goes to a panel of 550 judges, with winners announced at Lincoln Center in New York on May 9th.
Congratulations to Evan, his wife Denise, and their terrific team — the recognition is richly deserved and we appreciate all that they do to support local food!