March 17, 2022

Chef Jorge Guzman of Shea-designed Petite Leon scores James Beard nomination

The official nominee list for the prestigious James Beard Awards has been released, and it’s another feather in Shea’s cap. Chef Jorge Guzman has received his third nomination in the Best Chef Midwest category, this time for his stellar work at Shea-designed Petite Leon. The restaurant’s story is a classic comeback, with Chef Guzman working through an initial pop-up, COVID restrictions, and more to build something great at a corner restaurant in Kingfield.
Eater has more news on the nominations here.
Details on the contenders from the Star Tribune.