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Chef Omar Flores of Driftwood restaurant in Dallas
Omar Flores was nominated for Best Chef Southwest. Photo courtesy of Driftwood
Dallas Master Sommelier James Tidwell
James Tidwell is a repeat nominee. Photo courtesy of James Tidwell
Stephan Pyles, San Salvaje
San Salvaje was nominated for Best New Restaurant. Photo by Teresa Gubbins
John Tesar, Burgers & Burgundy
John Tesar was nominated for Best Chef Southwest. Photo by Shana Anderson
Matt McCallister
Matt McCallister was nominated for Best Chef Southwest. Chefs for Farmers/Facebook