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Sherry Yard among six to be inducted into James Beard hall of fame
Sherry Yard among six to be inducted into James Beard hall of fame

Former Spago and future Helms Bakery pastry chef Sherry Yard will be among the new inductees into the James Beard Foundation’s Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America, the hall of fame of the culinary world. Other honorees include writers Edward Behr and Barry Estabrook and chefs Paul Kahan, David Chang and John Besh. The group will be inducted at the foundation’s annual awards ceremony, held this year May 5 at Lincoln Center in New York. Yard was the executive pastry chef for Wolfgang Puck’s restaurant empire for almost 20 years, until she left last year to begin preparing the soon-to-open Helms Bakery with Father's Office and Lukshon chef Sang Yoon....

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