MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis chef has been named one of the best in America with the 27th annual Best New Chefs award given out by Food & Wine Magazine.

Jim Christiansen of Heyday in Minneapolis was named one of the 10 Best New Chefs in America, according to Food & Wine Editor Dana Cowin. The award recognizes the most innovative and up-and-coming cooks from different cities around the country.

This year’s winners will be featured in the July issue of Food & Wine Magazine and will also be showcased at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colo, June 19-21. The chefs were chosen after a months-long selection process that included nominations from restaurant critics, food writers and other experts around the country.