Austin James Beard Award

Two Austin chefs receive James Beard Award finalist nominations

Michael Fojtasek (Olamaie) and Bryce Gilmore (Barley Swine) have received finalist nominations in the “Best Chef: Southwest” category for this year’s James Beard Award. Along them in the category are Steve McHugh (Cured), Martin Rios (Restaurant Martin) and Alex Seidel (Mercantile Dining & Provisions). Here’s a glimpse of Austin’s nominated finalists.


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Audio story by Michael Salas

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