St. Elmo Wins at the 2012 James Beard Awards

Every year the James Beard Foundation recognizes five classic restaurants in America, honoring the nation’s top restaurants with timeless appeal, beloved in their regions for high-quality food that reflects the character of their communities. St. Elmo Steak House owners Steve and Craig Huse flew out to New York last week for the 2012 ceremony and took home a hulking medal. See pictures from their Facebook page.

St. Elmo shared the honor with four other restaurants around the country. Check out the full list of winners and the nomination video.