abc
QUICK LINKS:

Minn. Chefs Named Finalists for James Beard Awards

Updated: 03/18/2014 4:40 PM
Created: 03/18/2014 4:39 PM KSTP.com
By: Leslie Dyste

Several Minnesota chefs have a shot at winning the biggest prize in their profession. Finalists for this year's James Beard Awards were released Tuesday.

Three local chefs are up for Best Midwest Chef. Paul Berglund of Bachelor Farmer, Michelle Gayer of The Salty Tart, and Lenny Russo of Heartland are up for the award.

Food Network star Amy Thielen is nominated both for her show "Heartland Table," and her cookbook "The New Midwestern Table."

The radio program, "The Splendid Table" and the web series "The Perennial Plate" are also up for awards.

Winners will be announced this May in New York City.

View a list of the nominees here.

Photo: Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Broken Clouds
73°
86° | 64°
  • Feels like: 73° F
  • Wind: NNE 6mph
  • Humidity: 90%
  • Sun Isolated thunderstorms
    77° | 58°
  • Mon Partly cloudy
    78° | 60°
  • Tue Times of sun and clouds
    81° | 62°
  • Wed Few showers
    83° | 64°

Video

KSTP NEWS