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Maria Hines - Tilth, Seattle

Winner of the 2009 James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Northwest, Maria Hines has been turning heads on the national culinary scene since she took the helm at Seattle’s Earth & Ocean in 2003. In 2005, Maria was named one of Food & Wine magazine’s 10 Best New Chefs. In 2006, she opened her own restaurant, Tilth, which features New American cuisine. In September 2006, Tilth became the second restaurant in the U.S. (after Washington, D.C.’s Restaurant Nora) to receive organic certification from the nonprofit research and education organization Oregon Tilth, and in 2008, The New York Times named it one of the 10 best new restaurants in the U.S.

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Eggplant Ratatouille with Lemon-Marinated Chicken Breasts

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