Twin Cities Chefs, Restaurants Among 2020 James Beard Award Semifinalists

by | Feb 2020

Gavin Kaysen, owner of Demi, Spoon and Stable and Bellecour

Photo: Tate Carlson

Five Twin Cities chefs are among the contenders for Best Chef: Midwest, and the full list of James Beard Award semifinalists features several other local chefs and restaurants.

The James Beard Award semifinalists for 2020 are out, and as usual, the Twin Cities are well-represented.

Best New Restaurant

  • Demi, Minneapolis

Outstanding Bar Program

  • Colita, Minneapolis

Outstanding Chef

Outstanding Pastry Chef

  • Diane Moua, Spoon and Stable, Minneapolis

Outstanding Restaurant

  • Restaurant Alma, Minneapolis

Best Chef: Midwest

  • Steven Brown, Tilia, Minneapolis
  • Daniel del Prado, Martina, Minneapolis
  • Jamie Malone, Grand Café, Minneapolis
  • Christina Nguyen, Hai Hai, Minneapolis
  • Hai Truong, Ngon Vietnamese Bistro, St. Paul, MN

Rising Star Chef

  • Rikki Giambruno, Hyacinth, St. Paul, MN

Last year, Ann Kim of Young Joni won Best Chef: Midwest. The full list of 2020 semifinalists can be found here.


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