James Beard Foundation tables its culinary awards for 2020 and 2021 – erienewsnow.com

On Monday, Chef David Kinch of Manresa, a three-star Michelin restaurant in Los Gatos, California, withdrew his name from consideration for a James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef, citing the need for the culinary world to address issues that “have held us back previously, and that Covid-19 has so deftly exposed.”