After a year of being overlooked, six Dallas chefs are named James Beard award semifinalists

February 27, 2019

Semifinalists for the restaurant and chef awards were announced this morning, and leading off was Misti Norris, whose iconoclastic restaurant Petra and the Beast in East Dallas was in the top category of best new restaurant in the U.S. Ricardo “Ricchi” Sanchez of Bullion in Downtown Dallas was named a semifinalist for outstanding pastry chef, and the French Room at the Adolphus Hotel got the nod for outstanding service.