James Beard Awards

BernBaum’s Chef Is A Semifinalist For James Beard Award

Andrea Baumgardner owns BernBaum's in downtown Fargo.

FARGO, N.D.-  Andrea Baumgardner was nominated in the Best Chef Midwest category. The food at BernBaum is inspired by Nordic and Jewish cuisine. The chef is the only nominee from North and South Dakota. She says although she’s the one being nominated, it could not have been possible without her team. “It feels really nice when someone recognizes the work…