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Domenica’s Alon Shaya nominated for Beard Award

Chef Alon Shaya of Domenica Restaurant was one of four local chefs nominated for a James Beard Award, considered the most prestigious of national awards for restaurants and chefs.

Shaya, who hails from Israel, joins three other locals – Jason Duvalier of Le Petite Grocery, Ryan Prewett of Peche and Sue Zemanick of Gautreau’s – as a Best Chef South nominee.

Shaya was selected as the Chef of the Year two years ago by New Orleans magazine. See a reprint of that story here.

Award winners will be announced on …
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