Big Nods for Two Local Chefs

Local Chefs Nominated for Prestigious Awards

On a national food stage, Omaha gets little credit for our vast culinary scene and impact on the food world. However, times they are a changing and the last two years have been an amazing journey for the Omaha food community. Last week, two local chefs were nominated for the very prestigious, 2012 James Beard Awards.

Chef and Owner Clayton Chapman of The Grey Plume, nominated for Rising Star Chef of the Year and Chef Paul Kulik of The Boiler Room, nominated as Best Chef: Midwest. From local conversations to national magazines, these two chefs are some of the best in the business. We are just fortunate enough to have them in the Metro.

Up next for the nominees is to make sure their ship – or kitchen – is tight and that the staff is alert and ready. The judging panel will test out the cuisine of all the nominees. The final nominees are announced on Monday, March 19, live from Las Vegas.

New Kitchen Essentials Retail Web Site Aims at Bringing Friends and Families Closer

New Nebraska-based internet retailer, Paula’s Pots Pans and More has introduced its new Web site, aimed at bringing friends and families closer together through time spent in the kitchen. Categories of brand name products found on PaulasPotsPansAndMore.com include cookware, dinnerware, glasses, serving bowls, pottery, silverware, cast iron products, cutlery, small appliances, wine racks and much more. Major brand names include Paula Deen, Rachael Rey, Chicago Cutlery and more. For more information, or to view the most recent selection of high quality kitchen essentials, visit PaulasPotsPansAndMore.com

posted at 08:06 am
on Monday, February 27th, 2012

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