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Numerous New England Restaurants Named James Beard Award Finalists

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    Finalists for the 2019 James Beard Awards have been announced and numerous New England chefs and restaurants made the cut.

    The annual awards are presented for excellence in cuisine, culinary writing and culinary education in the United States.

    The 2019 Bay State nominees include:

    Outstanding Baker

    Maura Kilpatrick
    Sofra Bakery and Café, Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Outstanding Restaurateur

    Ken Oringer
    Little Donkey, Toro, Uni, and others, Boston

    Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Producer

    Rob Tod
    Allagash Brewing Company
    Portland, Maine

    Best Chef: Northeast

    Tiffani Faison
    Tiger Mama, Boston

    James Mark
    North Providence

    Tony Messina
    Uni, Boston

    Cassie Piuma
    Sarma, Somerville, Massachusetts

    Benjamin Sukle
    Oberlin, Providence

    The full list of finalists can be found on the foundation's website.

    The winners will be announced at the James Beard Awards Gala May 6 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

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