Meet Cleveland’s James Beard Semi-Finalist Chefs

The James Beard Foundation Awards are the Oscars of the culinary world. This year, two Cleveland-area chefs were named semi-finalists for Best Chef: Great Lakes Region. Jill Vedaa owns Salt, a bistro in Lakewood that specializes in small plates. Karen Small is the woman behind The Flying Fig, a pioneering farm-to-table restaurant that has been in Ohio City for more than  19 years. The chefs talk about being recognized on a national level, Cleveland's evolving culinary scene, and how they have learned from each other in the kitchen.

Guests: 

-Karen Small, owner and chef, The Flying Fig

- Jill Vedaa, owner and chef, Salt

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