The group of semifinalists are in 21 categories representing culinary talent, from exceptional chefs and dining in ten different regions across the USA, to the best new restaurants, outstanding bar programs, bakers, and rising chefs. Candidates must have been in the restaurant business for at least 10 years.
Cure, the Freret Street cocktail purveyor, was nominated for a third time for best bar program. Last year, his chef at Herbsaint, Rebecca Wilcomb, won the award for Best Chef: South.
Vicia is a semifinalist for "Best New Restaurant", a nationwide category.
-- Highlands Bar and Grill's Frank Stitt, for best chef in the Southeast in 2001.
Also, The Atomic Lounge in Birmingham is a semifinalist for outstanding bar program.
Lena Sareini, pastry chef at Detroit's Selden Standard, at 3921 Second, is listed as a semifinalist for "Rising Star Chef of the Year". He is now culinary director at Pomegranate Hospitality, the culinary company Alon Shaya started last fall after being fired from the Besh group.
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