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Here are New Orleans' James Beard Award Semifinalists

The James Beard Foundation has just announced the 2014 Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists. This longer list will be narrowed down to final nominees on March 18. The awards ceremony will take place in May in New York City's Lincoln Center, as it has in years past. The James Beard Awards are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals in America, and New Orleans represents pretty well this year. Congrats to the following local semifinalists.

Best New Restaurant


Peche


Outstanding Chef


Donald Link


Outstanding Restaurateur


JoAnn Clevenger, Upperline


Outstanding Bar Program


Arnaud's French 75
Cure


Outstanding Wine Program


The Grill Room at Windsor Court


Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional


Ann Tuennerman


Outstanding Service


Brigtsen's


Best Chef: South


Justin Devillier, La Petite Grocery
Ryan Prewitt, Peche
Alon Shaya, Domenica
Justin Girouard, The French Press, Lafayette
Sue Zemanick, Gautreau's
Isaac Toups, Toups' Meatery
Michael Stoltzfus, Coquette

· James Beard Foundation [Official Website]
· All JBFA Seminfinalists [-EN-]
· All Awards Season Coverage [-ENOLA-]

Peche

800 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 Visit Website

Cure

4905 Freret Street, , LA 70115 (504) 302-2357 Visit Website

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