Chefs Curtis Duffy and Marc Vetri are big winners in this year’s list of finalists for the James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards. A full 60 percent of chefs, restaurants and restaurateurs who received nominations were also nominated in 2013, including the nominees for Best New Restaurant, which are all new. That is a higher percentage than in most years, when about half of the nominees are repeats. RELATED • James Beard Foundation releases 2014 awards ...

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