Expertly Crafted by
2016 James Beard Award for Best Chef: New York City, Jonathan Waxman
Executive Chef Christian Thornton

Once named one of the most romantic restaurants in the region by Boston Magazine, Atria is the definition of fine dining on the island. Martha's Vineyard meets New York City with 2016 James Beard Award for Best Chef Jonathan Waxman joining Executive Chef Christian Thornton. Trained by Wolfgang Puck, Thornton is widely considered one of the top chefs on the island thanks to his award winning “global comfort food.”  


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A portion of the proceeds of all MV Food & Wine Festival events benefit James Beard Foundation's mission and programs

About the James Beard Foundation  

The James Beard Foundation (JBF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that celebrates and supports the people behind America's food culture while pushing for new standards in the restaurant industry to create a future where all have the opportunity to thrive. Established over 30 years ago, the Foundation has highlighted the centrality of food culture in our daily lives and is committed to supporting a resilient and flourishing industry that honors its diverse communities. By amplifying new voices, celebrating those leading the way, and supporting those on the path to do so, the Foundation is working to create a more equitable and sustainable future—what we call Good Food for Good®. JBF brings its mission to life through the annual Awards, industry and community-focused programs, advocacy, partnerships, and events across the country. For the first time in the Foundation's history, exceptional culinary talent, industry leaders, and visitors from NYC and beyond can experience unforgettable dining and educational programming at PLATFORM by JBF—and be the first to try new food concepts at the Good To Go by JBF kiosk—inspiring food and beverage devotees for decades to come. Learn more at, sign up for our newsletter, and follow @beardfoundation on social media