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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 …
JEF brunch on Sunday
The Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana will be presenting their annual event this Sunday, a brunch at the Hilton Hotel Riverside. The keynote speaker will be Aaron David Miller, the vice-president of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Being honored with the presentation of the Tzedakah Award this year …