"Khmai Cambodian Fine Dining" and "Obelix" were both nominated for Best New Restaurant.
Smyth got a nod in the Outstanding Restaurant category.
Damarr Brown of virtue was nominated in the Emerging Chef category.
Sepia was recognized in the Outstanding Hospitality category.
"All Together Now" was nominated for Outstanding Wine and Other Beverage Programs.
In addition, several Chicago chefs also made the "Best Chef of the Great Lakes" category.