Eat and Drink James Beard Award restaurants and chefs semifinalists announced Angela Dimayuga of Mission Chinese Food on the Lower East Side is a James Beard Award semifinalist in the rising star chef of the year category. Photo Credit: Georgia Kral Updated February 17, 2016 1:40 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The James Beard Foundation announced Wednesday the semifinalists for the 2016 restaurant and chef awards. The final nominees will be announced on March 15, and the awards will be given out at the James Beard Awards Gala on May 2 in Chicago. Here are the semifinalists from New York. For the full list, visit jamesbeard.org. Best New Restaurant: Superiority Burger, East VillageWildair, Lower East Side Outstanding Baker: Zachary Golper, Bien Cuit, Boerum HillMelissa Weller, Sadelle’s, SoHo Outstanding Bar Program: Maison Premiere, Williamsburg Outstanding Chef: Andrew Carmellini, Locanda Verde, TriBeCa Outstanding Pastry Chef: Ghaya Oliveira, Daniel, Upper East SideJennifer Yee, Lafayette, NoHo Outstanding Restaurant: Craft, Gramercy ParkFrankies 457, Carroll GardensMomofuku Noodle Bar, East VillageThe Spotted Pig, West Village Outstanding Restaurateur: Ken Friedman (The Spotted Pig, The Breslin, Tosca Café) Andrew Tarlow, Brooklyn (Diner, Marlow & Sons, Reynard and others) Outstanding Service: Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills, NY Outstanding Wine Program: Momofuku Ko, East Village Outstanding Wine, Spirits, Beer Professional: Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø, Evil Twin Brewing, BrooklynAldo Sohm, Aldo Sohm Wine Bar, midtown Manhattan Rising Star Chef of the Year: Angela Dimayuga, Mission Chinese Food, Lower East SideElise Kornack, Take Root, Carroll GardensJosé Ramírez-Ruiz, Semilla, WilliamsburgMatt Rudofker, Momofuku Ssäm Bar, East VillageDaniela Soto-Innes, Cosme, Flatiron District Best Chef, New York City: Nick Anderer, MartaJonathan Benno, Lincoln RistoranteRawia Bishara, Tanoreen, Bay RidgeMarco Canora, HearthMario Carbone and Rich Torrisi, CarboneJohn Fraser, NarcissaMarkus Glocker, BâtardJames Kent, The NoMadAnna Klinger, Al di Là Trattoria, Park SlopeAnita Lo, AnnisaIgnacio Mattos, EstelaGeorge Mendes, AldeaCarlo Mirarchi, Blanca, Bushwick Joe Ng, RedFarmAlex Raij and Eder Montero, TxikitoBryce Shuman, BetonyJustin Smillie, UplandAlex Stupak, Empellón CocinaJonathan Waxman, BarbutoJody Williams, Buvette Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.