DENVER (CBS4) – The nominees are out for the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards, and a Denver chef, a Boulder restaurant and an Aspen restaurant are in the running.

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Frasca Food and Wine (credit: Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder was nominated for “Outstanding Restaurant.”

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It will compete with four other restaurants across the country for the award.

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Alex Seidel, at left, is seen in an episode of the television show “Top Chef” (credit: Paul Trantow/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Alex Seidel of Denver’s Mercantile Dining & Provisions was named a nominee for “Best Chef: Southwest.”

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The Little Nell in Aspen also was nominated for “Outstanding Wine Program.”

The awards will be handed out at the James Beard Awards Gala on May 7 in Chicago.

See the full list of nominees at jamesbeard.org.

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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story omitted The Little Nell’s nomination.

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  1. Colorado has three nods: The Little Nell was nominated for Outstanding Wine Program, as well.

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