James Beard Finalists

Finalists for the prestigious James Beard Awards were revealed on Wednesday. Only three metro Detroit chefs and a Detroit restaurant, out of 16 total semifinalists nominations, will move on as finalists.

More: Here are the metro Detroit restaurants and chefs semifinalists for James Beard Awards

More: Warda Bouguettaya of Warda Patisserie is Chef of the Year

More: Best New Restaurant No. 9: Barda in Detroit

Barda with its Argentinian fare is up for Best New Restaurant. In the outstanding pastry chef category, Warda Bouguettaya of Warda Patisserie in Detroit is a finalist. In 2020 Bouguettaya won the first Detroit Free Press/Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Chef of the Year award.

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