Karen Small and Jill Vedaa Land on James Beard Award Semi-Finalist List


  • Lamb carpaccio at Salt, photo by Emanuel Wallace

The James Beard Foundation today released the list of semi-finalists for the 2018 Beard Awards and Karen Small (Flying Fig) and Jill Vedaa (Salt) made the cut for Best Chefs in the Great Lakes Region.

Finalists will be announced during a live event on March 14 in Philadelphia. The awards gala follows in May in Chicago.

Many, many congrats to two of our favorite Cleveland chefs.

Check out the full list of semi-finalists here.

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