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Carl Thorne-Thomsen named Food & Wine’s ‘People’s Best New Chef”

04/02/2014 1:17 PM

04/02/2014 1:17 PM

Chef Carl Thorne-Thomsen of Story in Prairie Village has been named Food Wine’s People’s Best New Chef

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Thorne-Thomsen beat dozens of top chefs from across the country to win the contest, which was decided by online votes. He was nominated in the People’s Best New Chef: Midwest category, which he won in 2013.

Ryan Brazeal of

Novel and Patrick Ryan of Port Fonda were also nominated

for People’s Best New Chef: Midwest this year.

According to Food Wine, Thorne-Thomsen, a self-taught chef, is “amazing” because “he's turning out incredible European-inspired dishes in a shopping center in suburban Kansas.”

Read more about the chef — and view his latest menu — at

storykc.com.

And look for a feature on Thorne-Thomsen in the July 2014 issue of Food Wine.

Contact enterprise reporter Sarah Gish at sgish@kcstar.com or tweet @sarah_gish.

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