James Beard Awards: Twin Cities chefs, restaurants get love

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Posted By: The New Guy

Here’s the quick, just released semifinal list from the James Beard Foundation, and for my whip-smart commentary, click here for my day-job blog.

Outstanding Restaurateur
Larry D’Amico and Richard D’Amico, D’Amico & Partners, Minneapolis

Outstanding Restaurant
Lucia’s Restaurant, Minneapolis

Rising Star Chef of the Year
Sameh Wadi, Saffron Restaurant & Lounge, Minneapolis

Outstanding Pastry Chef
Khanh Tran, Cosmos, Minneapolis

Outstanding Wine Service
La Belle Vie, Minneapolis

Best Chef: Midwest

Isaac Becker, 112 Eatery, Minneapolis
Tim McKee, La Belle Vie, Minneapolis
Scott Pampuch, Corner Table, Minneapolis
Alexander Roberts, Restaurant Alma, Minneapolis
Lenny Russo, Heartland, St. Paul
Stewart Woodman, Heidi’s Minneapolis

1 comment for “James Beard Awards: Twin Cities chefs, restaurants get love

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