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Tucson restaurant news: Janos nominated for best chef – James Beard

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Tucson restaurant news

The James Beard nominations are out and Janos has been nominated for outstanding chef, not best Southwest restaurant but outstanding chef among other well known chefs like Mark Peel, Campanile in Los Angeles and Michael Mina, Michael Mina, San Francisco among others.

Also Sam Fox of Fox Restaurant Concepts has been nominated for best restaurateur of the year as he was last year.

The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; the final list of nominees, which will include five finalists from each category, will be announced on March 22. The awards ceremony will take place on May 3.

Good luck!

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