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Jamie Bissonnette Is Food & Wine's People's Best New Chef

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Jamie Bissonnette
Jamie Bissonnette
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Congrats to Jamie Bissonnette of Boston's Coppa for winning Food & Wine's 2011 People's Best New Chef Award. He garnered the most online votes overall. All of the named chefs are still eligible for an old fashioned, editor-chosen Best New Chef award. The other regional winners were:

· Great Lakes: Jose Salazar (The Palace, Cincinnati, OH)
· Gulf Coast: James Lewis (Bettola, Birmingham, AL)
· Mid Atlantic: Kyle Bailey (Birch & Barley. Washington, DC)
· Midwest: Lee Richardson (Ashley's at the Capital Hotel, Little Rock, AR)
· New England: Jamie Bissonnette (Coppa, Boston, MA)
· New York Area: David Felton (Ninety Acres, Peapack-Gladstone, NJ)
· Northwest: Jason Franey (Canlis, Seattle, WA)
· Pacific: Ricardo Zarate (Mo-Chica Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA)
· Southeast: Bryan Emperor (Kalu Asian Kitchen, Charlotte, NC)
· Southwest: Tim Byres (Smoke, Dallas, TX)

· People's Best New Chef [F&W]

Coppa

253 Shawmut Avenue, Boston, MA

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