Sean Brock and The Ordinary move on as James Beard Award finalists
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Updates are at the bottom:
The James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for the 2013 Restaurant and Chef Awards today and some top Charleston-based culinarians have made the cut.
And the semifinalists are:
- Best New Restaurant: The Ordinary
- Outstand Chef: Sean Brock - McCrady's
- Best Chef, Southeast: Joshua Keeler - Two Boroughs Larder, Craig Deihl - Cypress and Jeremiah Bacon - The Macintosh
- Outstand Wine Program - Charleston Grill
Update March 18: The James Beard Award Finalists have been announced and two Charleston chefs are still in the running to take home the top culinary prize.
Sean Brock of McCrady's is a finalist in the "Outstand Chef" category while Mike Lata's The Ordinary is up for "Best New Restaurant."