By the time the last plate of tender beef rib (with Brassica variations!) was cleared, the James Beard Foundation doled out medals in 40+ categories for radio, video, books, and blogs, all of which you can read, watch, and stream below.
Not too long ago, we did a roundup of the eleven winningest Top Chef contestants of all time, and while only Kristen Kish from Season 10 joined the overall elite, we thought we’d bid one final farewell to Top Chef: Seattle with a quick tally of who won what.
A few notes: while winning a year’s supply of Terlato wines is probably a super cool prize, Josh Valentine, there was no way for us to quantify prizes like that. So this is strictly a tally of money, trips, and cars. Because like Good Charlotte once proclaimed: girls don’t like boys; girls like cars and money. Also trips. Okay. Off we go.