James Beard Foundation Names 2014 Award Winners

The James Beard Foundation has announced winners of its Outstanding Restaurant Design Awards, which celebrate the best restaurant design or renovation in North America since January 1, 2011.

75 Seats and Under
Grace, Chicago
Design firm: Lawton Stanley Architects
Designers: Maria Contreras, Christopher Lawton, and Micah Stanley

Earthy materials such as honed stone, brown ash, and undyed wool and leather create a refined setting reflective of the cuisine.


Photo by Michael Muser


76 Seats and Over
Shed, Healdsburg, California
Design firm: Jensen Architects
Designers: Scott Davis, Mark Jensen, Lincoln Lighthill, Dean Orr, and Andy Pluess

Integrating a café, market, and gathering space under one roof, Shed features a community-oriented design celebrating its agricultural influences.


Photo by Mariko Reed


Click here to view a list of all winners.