Chef Alon Shaya wins James Beard Award

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By ALAN SMASON, Exclusive to the CCJN

Chef Alon Shaya, who is the principal chef at Domenica Restaurant in the Roosevelt Hotel, Pizza Domenica and the recently-opened Israeli and Middle Eastern themed restaurant Shaya, won the top honor as the James Beard Award recipient as Best Chef from the Southern...
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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...
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