Big kudos to the following restaurant chefs and owners for making the semi finalist list for 2023!

  • Outstanding Restaurant: Hell’s Backbone Grill & Farm
  • Outstanding Bakery: Normal Ice Cream
  • Outstanding Hospitality: Manoli’s
  • Outstanding Bar: Post Office Place
  • Best Chef Mountain Region: Paul Chamberlain and Logan Crew, SLC Eatery; Andrew Fuller, Oquirrh; Briar Handly, Handle Park City, Ali Sabbah, Mazza.

Sometimes restaurant awards miss the mark, but in this case, each one of these nominations is so very well deserved. Each of these restaurants has had an outsized influence on the Salt Lake dining scene in their own unique ways.

Congratulations to each of the nominees! The full list of nominees can be found here.

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