Pittsburgh’s Food Scene Just Keeps Getting Better

Pittsburgh is recognized on a national level for our impressive culinary scene.

Pittsburgh's food and drink scene is making waves on the national level once again. Local restaurants, owners, and individual culinary professionals have been announced as semifinalists in six categories for the 2018 James Beard Foundation Awards.

The categories represented are:

According to its website, the James Beard Foundation's mission is to "celebrate, nurture, and honor chefs and other leaders making America's food culture more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone." The semifinalists who have been chosen embody just that - a wide and diverse range of culinary expertise and discipline. The full list of semifinalists is an impressive bunch.

The final nominee announcement will be available via live-stream on March 14 at 9:30am EST. In the meantime, be sure to show your support to all of the Pittsburgh semifinalists!