Nancy Silverton, founder of Pizzeria Mozza in Los Angeles, California, has been named Outstanding Chef at the James Beard Foundation Awards this week.
The James Beard Awards are among the most prestigious honors for food and beverage professionals working in North America. The awards recognized culinary professionals for excellence and achievement in their fields. The Outstanding Chef Award honors a working chef in America whose career has set national industry standards and who has served as an inspiration to other food professionals.
Silverton opened Pizzeria Mozza with restaurateur and television personality Mario Batali in 2006. The 2014 Outstanding Chef is also a renowned pastry chef, working as head pastry chef at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago before opening Campanile and La Brea Bakery in Los Angeles in 1989. Check out Silverton’s bio here.
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