At a breakfast hosted this week at the James Beard House in New York City, nominees for the Foundation's 2015 Outstanding Restaurant Design Awards were announced, along with those in 58 other award categories. Winners will be announced at the James Beard Foundation Awards Ceremony and Gala Reception on May 4 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.


This year's restaurant design nominees for best new project or renovation completed in North America since January 1, 2012, are:

75 Seats and Under
Brindille, Chicago
Design Firm: Bureau of Architecture and Design
Designers: James Gorski and Tom Nahabedian

Colonia Verde, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Design Firm: Condor Construction
Designers: Matthew Maddy

Fish & Game, Hudson, N.Y.
Design Firm: Michael R. Davis Architects & Interiors
Designers: Michael R. Davis and Ronald J. Nemec

76 Seats and Over
The Grey, Savannah, Ga.
Design Firm: Parts and Labor Design
Designers: Andrew Cohen and Jeremy Levitt

Spoon and Stable, Minneapolis
Design Firm: Shea Inc.
Designers: Cori Kuechenmeister and David Shea

Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs, Calif.
Design Firm: SOMA
Designers: Michel Abboud

For a full list of James Beard Foundation 2015 Award nominees, and to purchase tickets to the Lyric Opera event, which go on sale April 1, visit www.jamesbeard.org.