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March 24, 2014

Three local chefs nominated for Food & Wine award

Ryan Brazeal, Patrick Ryan and Carl Thorne-Thomsen are in the running to become People’s Best New Chef: Midwest. Online voting for the contest starts today and ends March 31.

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Three local chefs are in the running to become Food Wine’s People’s Best New Chef: Midwest.

Ryan Brazeal of

Novel, Patrick Ryan of Port Fonda and Carl Thorne-Thomsen of Story were nominated by the food magazine for the contest

, which will be decided by online votes. Voting starts today and ends Monday, March 31.

Thorne-Thomsen won People’s Best New Chef: Midwest last year. Ryan was nominated last year, but this is the first nomination for Brazeal, who opened Novel in Kansas City’s Westside neighborhood last summer.

View the complete list of chefs nominated for People’s Best New Chef: Midwest — and vote for your favorite — at

foodandwine.com.

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