Breaking: Gerard Craft of Niche Is Not "Best Chef: Midwest" at James Beard Foundation Awards

by

comment
jamesbeard021309.jpg
Gerard Craft, owner and executive chef of Niche, Taste by Niche and Brasserie by Niche, was not chosen the "Best Chef: Midwest" at the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards.

The award, announced moments ago, went to Alexander Roberts of Restaurant Alma in Minneapolis.

Congrats again to Craft for the distinct honor of being a finalist for two consecutive years -- the only St. Louis-based chef to be a finalist even once, let alone twice.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.