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Four Central Florida chefs have been nominated for Best Chef in the James Beard Awards.
ORLANDO, FL (Catholic Online) - Scott Hunnel of Victoria & Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, both James and Julie Petrakis of The Ravenous Pig in Winter Park, and Henry Salgado of the Spanish River Grill in New Smyrna Beach are among the 20 regional semi-finalists for the award.
On March 19, starting at 2 p.m., at the Venetian and The Palazzo in Las Vegas, the five finalists will be placed in the chef categories, as well as others, in the James Beard Foundation awards.
The winners of the award will be honored at a festival awards ceremony and reception on May 7 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall in New York City.
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Pope Benedict XVI's Prayer Intentions for January 2013
General Intention: The Faith of Christians. That in this Year of Faith Christians may deepen their knowledge of the mystery of Christ and witness joyfully to the gift of faith in him.
Missionary Intention: Middle Eastern Christians. That the Christian communities of the Middle East, often discriminated against, may receive from the Holy Spirit the strength of fidelity and perseverance.