South Philly Barbacoa's Cristina Martinez Wins Best Mid-Atlantic Chef James Beard Award
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Cristina Martinez, co-owner of South Philly Barbacoa, has won the Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic James Beard award. The awards were held in Chicago Monday night. For Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic: Cristina Martinez, South Philly Barbacoa in Philadelphia #jbfa— James Beard Foundation (@beardfoundation) June 14, 2022Besides serving up award-winning food, Martinez and South Philly Barbacoa have been active in the community. In May of 2021, …
South Philly Barbacoa’s Cristina Martinez named James Beard best chef Mid-Atlantic
A fan favorite of South Philly won one of the top culinary awards in the region. Cristina Martinez of South Philly Barbacoa was named best chef in the Mid-Atlantic region in this year’s James Beard Awards.
James Beard Awards 2022: Cristina Martinez brings the Best Mid-Atlantic chef prize to Philadelphia
“For me, it’s an honor to win this medal, remembering all the immigrant workers in our restaurant industry,” she said in Spanish to the hundreds of attendees and a worldwide audience on Twitter.