John Sharpe, of The Turquoise Room at Winslow’s La Posada Hotel and Gardens, has made the semifinalists’ list of Best Chef’s released by the James Beard Foundation. The not for profit foundation’s purpose is to celebrate, nurture and preserve America’s diverse culinary heritage and future.
Sharpe, who was first recognized for his culinary skills as a teenager in England, has been celebrated by patrons from around the world.
Finalists for the James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chefs Awards will be announced March 19th. The full list of semifinalists is available at http://blog.jamesbeard.org/2012/02/awards-