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Aragona is a semifinalist in the 'Best New Restaurant' category of the 2014 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards. (Image: Josh Lewis / Seattle Refined)

Seattle's Aragona, Bar Sajor and Canon among James Beard semifinalists

Multiple Seattle area restaurants are semifinalists in the 2014 Restaurant and Chef Awards by the James Beard Foundation.

The final awards will be decided on March 19, 2014. Here are the Seattle-area finalists in each of the categories:

Best New Restaurant
Bar Sajor

Outstanding Bar Program

Outstanding Chef
John Sundstrom, Lark

Outstanding Pastry Chef
Neil Robertson, Crumble & Flake

Outstanding Restaurant

Outstanding Restauranteur
Rick and Ann Yoder, Wild Ginger

Best Chef: Northwest
Eric Donnelly, RockCreek
Renee Erickson, The Whale Wins
Jason Franey, Canlis
Nathan Lockwood, Altura
Dustin Ronspies, Art of the Table
Ethan Stowell, Staple & Fancy
Jason Stratton, Spinasse
Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi, Joule

Take a look at the Foundation's blog for the rest of the semifinalists, and book reservations at any of the above stat!