Chef Hugo Ortega nominated for James Beard Award, again

Food & Drink, General, In the News

Chef Hugo Ortega (Hugo’s Restaurant) garnered two of Houston’s five nominations for the prestigious James Beard Awards this year. Ortega’s two nominations were: one for Ortega himself for “Best Chef: Southwest” and one for the restaurant for “Outstanding Wine Program.” This is Ortega’s fourth year to be nominated.

The other Houstonians in the awards nominations are:

  • Justin Yu of Oxheart, for “Best Chef: Southwest”
  • Seth Siegel-Gardner and Terrence Gallivan of The Pass & Provision, for “Best Chef: Southwest”
  • Anvil Bar & Refuge, for “Outstanding Bar Program”

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. More info at the James Beard Foundation site:

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