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Sheridan Su Earns a James Beard Foundation Nomination

The chef behind Flock & Fowl earns a nod for Best Chef: West

Sheridan Su
Sheridan Su
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The James Beard Foundation, which organizes one of the country’s most watched restaurant accolades, just announced award semifinalists for 2019. The long list of nominees gets culled down on March 27 into semifinalists, but this list certainly showcases which restaurants and chefs captured attention nationally. The final winners will be announced in Chicago in May.

Here’s the who made semifinalist list in Las Vegas. Click here for the full national one.

Sheridan Su, who has Flock & Fowl with its Hainanese chicken menu at the Ogden in Downtown Las Vegas, earned a Best Chef: West nomination for the second year in a row. Su also has Fat Choy at the Eureka Casino.

Other nominees with Las Vegas ties include Marc Vetri, nominated for his Vetri Cucina in Philadelphia. He opened Vetri Cucina at the Palms in November.

Jaleo in Washington, D.C., from José Andrés earned a nomination for Outstanding Restaurant. Andrés has Jaleo at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, along with China Poblano and Bazaar Meat in Vegas.

Here Are the 2019 James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists [E]

Fat Choy

52 East Palisade Avenue, , NJ 07631 (201) 408-4581 Visit Website

Vetri Cucina, Las Vegas

4321 West Flamingo Road, , NV 89103 (866) 752-2236


3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South, , NV 89109 (702) 698-7950 Visit Website

Bazaar Meat by José Andrés

120 North Upper Wacker Drive, , IL 60606 (312) 820-6601 Visit Website

Flock & Fowl

150 North Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89101 (702) 272-2222 Visit Website

China Poblano

3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South, , NV 89109 (702) 698-7900 Visit Website