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Which Milwaukee chef is a James Beard award finalist?

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A few weeks ago, the James Beard Foundation announced semifinalists for its awards, including several Milwaukee nominees.

Today, the Foundation announced finalists for the awards. ¬†Milwaukee’s Justin Carlisle of¬†Ardent made the cut for Best Midwest Chef. Carlisle is also owner and chef of the popular Red Light Ramen.

The other finalists for Best Midwest Chef include:

Steven Brown from Tilia (Minneapolis)
Jorge Guzman from Brewer’s Table (Minneapolis)
Kevin Nashan from Sidney Street Cafe (St. Louis)
Kevin Willman from Farmhaus (St. Louis)

Winners will be announced May 1 at the James Beard Awards Gala, to be held at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Congratulations to Chef Justin Carlisle on his nomination!