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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


Outstanding Chef

Donald Link

Outstanding Restaurateur

JoAnn Clevenger, Upperline

Outstanding Bar Program

Arnaud's French 75

Outstanding Wine Program

The Grill Room at Windsor Court

Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional

Ann Tuennerman

Outstanding Service


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-]


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