James Beard Award Semifinalist Interviews: Michael Schwartz and Hedy Goldsmith
Michael's Genuine talent.
This week, we're interviewing our local culinary superstars up for James Beard Awards. This is the first year the foundation has released its "long list" of semifinalists, stretching out the waiting period one more month. On March 22, restaurant and chef finalists will be announced with nominees for cookbook,
design, and journalism. The gala will take place at Avery Fisher Hall in New York
First up, Michael Schwartz and Hedy Goldsmith of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink, named among the best restaurants in the nation by the New York Times. This dynamic duo has been working together for more than a decade. They now belong to a very small contingent of chefs and pastry chefs from the same restaurant who are both up for awards.(Editor's Note: Jackie Sayet, who did this interview, is a longtime Short Order contributor who now works with Michael Schwartz)
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