2014 James Beard Award Semifinalists Announced: Six Arizona Candidates Make the List

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Virtu Honest Craft won a nod in the Best New Restaurant Category
This morning the James Beard Foundation announced the restaurant and chef semifinalists for 2014 at a live event at the East End Market in Orlando, Florida. The annual awards, which will take place in May, are often referred to as the Oscars of the culinary world. The long list of semifinalists will be narrowed down to a much shorter list of finalists in March.

Here are the Valley restaurants and chefs who made the cut.

See also: Kevin Binkley Stiffed (Again) at the 2013 James Beard Awards

Virtu Honest Craft, Best New Restauarant
Chef Gio Osso

Pizzeria Bianco, Outstanding Restaurant
Chef Chris Bianco

Sam Fox, Outstanding Restaurateur
Fox Restaurant Concepts

Charleen Badman, Best Chef Southwest
FnB Restaurant

Kevin Binkley, Best Chef Southwest
Binkley's Restaurant

Silvana Salcido Esparza, Best Chef Southwest
Barrio Cafe

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Location Info

Virtu Honest Craft

3701 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Pizzeria Bianco

623 E. Adams St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

FnB Restaurant

7125 E. 5th Ave., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Binkley's Restaurant

6920 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Barrio Cafe

2814 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant


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c715py
c715py

Carter got stiffed this year!!

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