AFWF’s James Beard Semifinalists

Congratulations to all of the 2014 James Beard Semifinalists! Take a look at the range of talented chefs on the list, then get ready to learn from the best at this year’s Festival!


Outstanding Pastry Chef

Philip Speer
Uchi | Austin & Houston

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Best Chef: Southwest

David Bull
Congress | Austin

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Bryce Gilmore
Barley Swine | Austin

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Hugo Ortega
Hugo’s | Houston

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Matt McCallister
FT33 | Dallas

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Chris Shepherd
Underbelly | Houston

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Justin Yu
Oxheart | Houston

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Best Chef: Southeast

Tandy Wilson
City House | Nashville

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