Indy's James Beard Semifinalists for 2016 

Winners announced on March 15

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The James Beard Foundation has released its list of semifinalists for this year's awards, and Indy's once again well-represented.

From the press release:
The James Beard Foundation announced today its list of Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists for the 26th annual James Beard Foundation Awards. Selected from a list of more than 20,000 online entries, the prestigious group of semifinalists in 21 categories represents a wide range of culinary talent, from exceptional chefs and dining destinations in ten different regions across the U.S., to the nation’s top wine and spirits professionals, best new restaurants, rising star chefs, pastry chefs and bakers. 
They'll announce the winners live in San Francisco and on Twitter on March 15.

Here are the Indy semi-finalists:


Outstanding Restaurateur

Martha Hoover, Patachou Inc., Indianapolis (Café Patachou, Petite Chou Bistro, Napolese, and others) 

Rising Star of the Year

Alan Sternberg, Cerulean, Indianapolis

Best Chef: Great Lakes

Jonathan Brooks, Milktooth, Indianapolis

Greg Hardesty, Recess, Indianapolis

Abbi Merriss, Bluebeard, Indianapolis

The entire list can be found here.

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