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Baltimore chef Cindy Wolf named finalist for James Beard Award for 8th time

Baltimore chef Cindy Wolf named finalist for James Beard Award for 8th time

For the eighth time, Cindy Wolf has been named a finalist for the James Beard Award, one of the food industry’s top honors.

The James Beard Foundation announced the finalists at a conference Wednesday in Houston. Winners will be named at a gala May 6 in Chicago.

Clavel Mezcaleria, the Remington restaurant known for its innovative take on Mexican food, was named a semifinalist in the Outstanding Bar Program category, but did not go on to become a finalist.

Wolf was named to the Best Chef: Mid Atlantic list. She has been a finalist eight times and never won the category.

In a statement, Wolf said she was “honored, happy and excited to be nominated again. There is...

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