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17 February 2017, 12:43 | Ignacio Smith
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In response to this year's honor, McHugh said: "Being named a semifinalist as a Best Chef in the Southwest by the James Beard Foundation, for the second year in a row, is an honor by which I am extremely humbled". She was not familiar with James Beard Foundation, which oversees what many consider the Oscars of the food world, and who had to be told why this was a pretty big deal.
Justin Severino of Lawrenceville's Cure and Wei Zhu of Chengdu Gourmet in Squirrel Hill are semifinalists for Best Chef in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Miami, however, was shut out of the Outstanding Bar Program, Outstanding Pastry Chef, and Outstanding Chef awards, though Andrew Carmellini (The Dutch) was nominated for an Outstanding Chef award for Locanda Verde in NY.
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FnB, which just debuted a newly renovated bar overseen by Pavle Millic, the restaurant's front-of-house beverage expert, has been nominated for Outstanding Wine Program, which recognizes "a restaurant in operation five or more years that serves as a standard bearer for excellence in wine service through a well-presented wine list, knowledgeable staff, and efforts to educate customers about wine".
Among the semi-finalists for the James Beard Assocation's Outstanding Restaurateurs award are Paul and Joe Bartolotta of The Bartolotta Restaurants. She stood on the podium with her husband in 2013, when Colby Garrelts won Best Chef: Midwest for his excellence at Bluestem, the couple's flagship fine-dining restaurant in Westport.
This list will be narrowed down to a much shorter selection of award finalists that will be announced on Wednesday, March 15, in Los Angeles. See this year's full semifinalist list at the end of this press release or online at jamesbeard.org/awards. The announcements are broadcast online via the Foundation's Facebook Live feed. The winners will be announced May 1 at the 27th annual James Beard Foundation Awards in Chicago.
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