NEW YORK Jonathon Sawyer, executive chef of The Greenhouse Tavern in Cleveland, trounced the other semifinalists for the James Beard Foundation Rising Star Chef award, at least according to a poll conducted on Nation's Restaurant News' blog Food Writer's Diary. Sawyer received 43 percent of the votes from among the 26 semifinalists announced by the Beard Foundation last week. Read more about the poll, including complete results, on the Food Writer's Diary. The ...

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