No St. Louis-area chefs, restaurants make it to James Beard finals
As The Scoop reported last month, the James Beard Foundation named four St. Louis-area chefs as semifinalists for Best Chef: Midwest: Elaia executive chef Ben Grupe, Sardella executive chef Ashley Shelton, Privado chef-owner Mike Randolph and Lona’s Lil’ Eats chef-owner Lona Luo.
Winners of the chef and restaurant awards will be announced at a gala in Chicago on May 7. A full list of the finalists can be found online.
Matt Sorrell is staff writer at Sauce Magazine.
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