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Here Are the James Beard Awards 2015 Finalists for Nashville

See how Music City (and the rest of Tennessee) fared.

Earlier this morning the James Beard Foundation released its list of the 2015 Awards finalists. And Nashville, along with the rest of the state, received a few nods. Here's the list of local finalists:

Best American Cookbook: Heritage, Sean Brock and The New England Kitchen: Fresh Takes on Seasonal Recipes, Erin Byers Murray and Jeremy Sewall

Best Chef Southeast: Tandy Wilson, City House

Sean Brock, executive chef of Nashville's Husk outpost, was also nominated for Outstanding Chef for Husk in Charleston, SC; Jonathan Waxman, chef/owner of local spots Adele's and Bajo Sexto, was nominated for Best Chef: New York City for Barbuto; The Barn at Blackberry Farm in Walland, TN received a nod for Outstanding Service; Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman of Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen in Memphis were recognized for Best Chef: Southeast; and Allan Benton, purveyor of that ubiquitous bacon out of Madisonville, TN, was named as a 2015 James Beard Foundation Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America Inductee.

The book, broadcast and journalism awards will be presented at a dinner in New York City on April 24, with the winners of the Chef and Restaurant awards being announced at the official Awards Gala & Reception on Monday, May 4, 2015 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

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