Congratulations to two of Asheville's premier chefs for making it to the semifinal round of the 2013 James Beard Awards.
Rising Star Chef of the Year: Katie Button from Cúrate.
Best Chef in the Southeast: Elliott Moss from The Admiral.
The James Beard Awards have been dubbed "The Oscars of the food world" by Time Magazine and they are designed to shine a spotlight on the best and brightest talent in the food and beverage industry.
The finalists will be announced on March 18, 2013 and the winners will be announced on May 6. Stay tuned to this blog for updates.