Sawyer Lone Cleveland Chef to Nab Beard Award Semi Nominations

This morning, the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists in the 2015 Restaurant and Chef Awards, and only one Cleveland chef made the cut: Jonathon Sawyer.

In the category of Best Chef: Great Lakes: Jonathon Sawyer, The Greenhouse Tavern, Cleveland

The next round of cuts occurs on Tuesday, March 24 when the finalists will be announced.

The 2015 James Beard Awards gala will be held at the Lyric Opera of Chicago on Monday, May 4. 

See the complete list here.

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