Diane Yang and Gavin Kaysen of Spoon and Stable and Bellecour named James Beard finalists

Balancing work at two of the Twin Cities’ top restaurants (Spoon and Stable in Minneapolis and Wayzata’s Bellecour), Chef Gavin Kaysen and Chef Diane Yang have been lauded across the country for their work. And now each has been nominated for one of the highest culinary honors, the James Beard Award for Best Chef – Midwest and Best Pastry Chef, respectively. Congratulations, Chefs—we’re thrilled to be part of the team!

A handful of other Shea friends made the list, too—see the full rundown here.