James Beard Award

Fargo Chef Up for James Beard Award

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)–We have a follow-up to a story KVRR first brought you last night: a Fargo chef is gaining recognition in the culinary world. Ryan Nitschke, the head chef and owner of Luna Restaurant in Fargo, is a semifinalist for a James Beard Award under the category “Best Chef in the Midwest”. Nitschke is a Fargo native and says…

Two local chefs named James Beard Award semifinalists

The James Beard Foundation revealed the semifinalist nominees and two Fargo chefs make the list

Ryan Nitschke Austin Covert FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Two local chefs are up for top honors in the culinary world. Rosewild chef Austin Covert is a semifinalist for a 2022 James Beard Award. He’s up for an award under the category of “Outstanding Chef.” The chef at Luna Fargo, Ryan Nitschke, is a semifinalist for “Best Chef in the Midwest.”…