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4 Tucson restaurants are semifinalists for prestigious James Beard Award

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Posted at 12:18 PM, Feb 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 11:07:52-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Four tasty Tucson spots were named semifinalists for the 2020 James Beard Awards Wednesday.

The annual honors recognize outstanding chefs, restaurants, journalists, authors, and more in the food and beverage industy.

These hometown favorites made the list:

Don Guerra, Barrio Bread - Outstanding Baker

Mi Nidito Restuarant - Outstanding Hospitality

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Stephen Paul and Amanda Paul, Hamilton Distillers (Whiskey Del Bac) - Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Producer

Maria Mazon, Boca Tacos y Tequila - Best Chef: Southwest (AZ, NM, NV, OK)

The final Restaurant and Chef nominees will be announced in Philadelphia on Wednesday, March 25.