Blaine Wetzel brings home a James Beard Award for Best Chef: Northwest, has a new cookbook coming out, and will be part of the crazy-sounding Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle this summer. The 29-year-old chef of the excellent Willows Inn on Lummi Island, Wetzel tied for the nationwide category Rising Star Chef just last year, so this second award would seem to indicate something meteoric.
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