These 4 Flamingo Chefs Are 2019 James Beard Award Semifinalists
Twelve Florida culinary stars and restaurants were nominated
[caption id="attachment_8660" align="aligncenter" width="962"] Chef Clay Conley was a James Beard semifinalist in 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Photography by Libby Volgyes[/caption]
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Chef Clay Conley, Buccan Palm BeachCredited with sparking Palm Beach’s roaring culinary scene with his stable of award-winning restaurants, Clay Conley reveals that the secret is just making food that he wants to eat.
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Chef Brad Kilgore, Alter MiamiWielding Florida-fresh ingredients like a painter’s brush, Chef Brad Kilgore creates culinary masterpieces, drawing national acclaim and foodies to his Alter restaurant in Miami’s artsy Wynwood District.
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[caption id="attachment_11077" align="aligncenter" width="552"] Chef Norman Van Aken; Photography by Debi Harbin[/caption]
Norman’s, Chef Norman Van Aken OrlandoWith incredible knowledge of multicultural cuisines, Chef Norman Van Aken combines midcentury art and modern Florida fare at 1921, his standout restaurant in Mt. Dora.
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[caption id="attachment_4439" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Upscale elegance at Winter Park's Ravenous Pig; Photography by Michelle Reed[/caption]