Petite Leon’s Jorge Guzman scores a James Beard semifinalist nomination

The James Beard Award semifinalist list, which honors chefs and restaurants representing excellence in the United States, has been released, and a big congratulations is due to Chef Jorge Guzman of Petite Leon. His third semifinalist nod in the Best Chef: Midwest category, this is the first at Shea-designed Kingfield restaurant Petite Leon.

For all the local chefs and restaurants that made the semifinalist list, check out the Star Tribune piece.
See the full list of semifinalists from Eater.