2016 James Beard Award Nominees for PBS | PBS Food

2016 James Beard Award Nominees for PBS

Known as the Oscars of the food world, the nominations for the 2016 James Beard Awards were announced this morning in San Francisco by the James Beard Foundation. PBS is honored to be the most-nominated network again this year with nine nominations in five different categories. No other network received more than two nominations. The winners will be announced Tuesday, April 26th in New York City.

Outstanding Personality/Host

Host: Vivian Howard A Chef’s Life

Host: Pati Jinich Pati’s Mexican Table (WETA)


Lidia Celebrates America: Home for the Holidays Host: Lidia Bastianich Producers: Laurie Donnelly, Anne Adams, and Shelly Burgess Nicotra

Television Program, in Studio or Fixed Location

Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul Host: Jacques Pépin Producer: Tina Salter (KQED)

Pati’s Mexican Table Host: Pati Jinich Producer: Gordon Elliott (WETA)

Television Program, on Location

A Chef’s Life Host: Vivian Howard Producers: Vivian Howard and Cynthia Hill

I’ll Have What Phil’s Having Host: Phil Rosenthal Producers: Laurie Donnelly, Phil Rosenthal, Richard Rosenthal, John Bedolis, Christopher Collins, Lydia Tenaglia, Craig H. Shepherd, and David Beebe

The Mind of a Chef Hosts: Gabrielle Hamilton and David Kinch Producers: Anthony Bourdain, Joseph Caterini, Christopher Collins, Lydia Tenaglia, Michael Steed, Jared Andrukanis, Alexandra Chaden, Jonathan Cianfrani, Nari Kye, Anna Chai, and Siobhan Walshe

Television Segment

PBS NewsHour Food Glorious Food

PBS NewsHour’s “Food, Glorious Food” Host: Allison Aubrey Producer: Mary Beth Durkin

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