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Chicago scores 28 semifinalists for the 2018 James Beard Awards 

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Each year, the James Beard Foundation recognizes the culinary talent around the country with an awards ceremony, which is often referred to as the Oscars of food world. This year, 28 Chicago restaurants, chefs and beverage pros made the semifinalist list. While a slight trim from the 32 that made...
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These are the James Beard chef and restaurateur semi-finalists for 2018

6 monthes ago   |   By

The James Beard Foundation has released its list of semi-finalists for its chef and restaurant awards with Pittsburgh chefs having landed more nominations than ever before - including new nominees for Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic, Kristin Butterworth of Lautrec in Farmington, Pa., and Bethany Zozula of Whitfield at Ace Hotel.
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James Beard Awards Apply a New Yardstick: Good Behavior

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In the wake of sex harassment scandals, the culinary foundation has set standards for nominees' virtue. But making them work may prove tricky.
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