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The Daily Meal: Justin Wills Discusses Restaurant Beck

The Oregon-based chef talks foraging, his restaurant and his new Portland spot

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The 2013 Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists


Best Chef: Northwest: Justin Wills




Best Chefs America

Chef Wills was included in the inaugural edition of Best Chefs America 2013 - a first of it's kind industry peer review of the nation’s top culinary talent published as a result of over 5,000 one-on-one interviews with chefs across the country sharing their thoughts on fellow chefs and industry trendsetters.

Northwest Palate › Eat & Drink Like a Chef 2011

Chef Justin Wills, Restaurant Beck, Depoe Bay, OR, is upping the coastal cuisine ante, playing to a crowd of in-the-know locals and guests staying at the Whale cove Inn. When he’s not searching for sustainable seafood and locally foraged ingredients, he spends his free time with his wife and young son, and enjoys making forays to portland to sample the city’s fare.

Eater › 2011’s Biggest Dining Surprises

 Peter Szymczak, editor, NW Palate:
Restaurant Beck, located — of all places — in remote Depoe Bay on the Oregon Coast. Destination-worthy contemporary haute cuisine à la Castagna, Painted Lady, Willows Inn, et al.

Food & Wine › The People’s Best New Chef: Northwest 2010

Star Chefs › Chef Justin Wills of Restaurant Beck at Whale Cove Inn – Depoe Bay, OR


James Beard Foundation › Nominated: Best Chef NW 2012