KGMI News Reporting
By Tracy Ellis
BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A local man once again is vying for one of the top awards a chef can earn – the James Beard Foundation Rising Star Award.
This is the fourth year in a row that Blaine Wetzel has been a semi-finalist.
He’s the chef at willows inn on Lummi Island.
Wetzel will find out if he’s a finalist next month.