James Beard Semifinalist Chef Steve McHugh + Best Chef Southwest + Cured + San Antonio, TX

February 26, 2016

South by ‘SouthBest’ Chef Steve McHugh earns a “Best Chef: Southwest” nod from The James Beard Foundation

cemented a career pinnacle for chef Steve McHugh as he earned a well deserved spot on The James Beard Foundation’s semifinalists roster for Best Chef: Southwest. For a man whose life has been marked by tribulations and triumph—from beating cancer to opening his dream restaurant Cured in San Antonio—this recognition represents years of hard work that stretch well beyond the lines of the kitchen.

Culled from over 20,000 nationwide submissions, McHugh was chosen as the only Southwest semifinalist from San Antonio. Reared on…