22 Arizona Chefs, Restaurants Are Semifinalists For James Beard Award

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 1:21pm

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Chris Malloy
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Chris Malloy is food critic for the Phoenix New Times.

Twenty-two chefs and restaurants across Arizona are among the semifinalists for some of the highest honors in the food world.

The James Beard Foundation announced the nominees on Wednesday, and the list includes plenty of local stars.

To talk about who they are and what they’re doing that is so special is Chris Malloy, food critic for the Phoenix New Times. 

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