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#1 Jill-O

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 01:41 PM

The Semi-finalists (aka Long List) is here:  http://www.jamesbear...alists-blog.pdf


Finalists will be announced March 18, 2013


Portland Semifinalists:


Ox - Best New Restaurant


Clyde Common - Outstanding Bar Program


Vitaly Paley, Paley's Place - Outstanding Chef


Ken Forkish, Ken’s Artisan Bakery - Outstanding Pastry Chef


Stephen McCarthy, Clear Creek Distillery - Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional


Justin Woodward, Castagna - Rising Star Chef of the Year


Best Chef NW List includes:

Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton, Ox,

John Gorham, Toro Bravo

Naomi Pomeroy, Beast

Gabriel Rucker, Le Pigeon

Adam Sappington, The Country Cat Dinnerhouse & Bar

Cathy Whims, Nostrana

(and also in OR: Justin Wills, Restaurant Beck, Depoe Bay)


(FYI - both Portland and Seattle had 6 Best Chef semifinalists)


Go to the link above to see the full lists...


Congrats to all the semifinalists!




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