Chef John Kraus likes to stick to the basics in this Midwestern pastry shop that is well loved by locals who appreciate French classics. Read More.
P46, as it’s known in the neighborhood parlance, is as sérieux about baking as any French pastry shop. Read more about Rachel Hutton’s experience at Patisserie 46 here.
Spring is the perfect time for sweet indulgences, and pastries are popping up all over the place. John Kraus—voted outstanding pastry chef at this year’s Charlie Awards—and his team of master bakers create the best of everything at Patisserie 46 in south Minneapolis. Read More.
John Kraus, Patisserie 46, Minneapolis
Stephen Horton, Rustica Bakery, Minneapolis
Best New Restaurant
Spoon and Stable, Minneapolis
La Belle Vie, Minneapolis
Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional
Eric Seed, Haus Alpenz, Edina
Best Chef: Midwest
Paul Berglund, The Bachelor Farmer, Minneapolis
Jim Christiansen, Heyday, Minneapolis
Doug Flicker, Piccolo, Minneapolis
Mike Brown, Bob Gerken, and James Winberg, Travail Kitchen and Amusements, Robbinsdale
Russell Klein, Meritage, St. Paul
Michelle Gayer, Salty Tart, Minneapolis
Lenny Russo, Heartland Restaurant & Farm Direct Market, St. Paul
Kim Bartmann, Minneapolis (Barbette, Bryant-Lake Bowl, Red Stag Supperclub, and others).
Restaurant Alma, Minneapolis
The final list of restaurant and chef nominees, as well as the nominations for book, journalism, broadcast media and restaurant design awards, will be announced March 24. Read More.