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2011 American Culinary Federation Chef Duke is awarded one of the top 25 Chefs in Louisiana. 2009 Bike Week Top Chef Cooking Competition Chef Duke takes home 1st Place New Orleans City Business 2009 Culinary Connoisseurs Best Restaurant Owner Best Casual Upscale Restaurant  New Orleans City Business 2008 Culinary Connoisseurs Best Executive Chef 2004   LRA's Restaurateur of the Year Louisiana Gold Culinary Classic Medal 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001 Rated 4 Stars by N.O. Food Critic Tom Fitzmorris, 1999 1999 USA Chef of the Year 2003  Neighborhood Restaurant Award 2003  Outstanding Professionals Award For Chef Duke Foundation for Kids  2002 USA Chef of the Year from the American Tasting Institute on April 23 at Carneige Hall in New York. March 10, 2001 La Famiglia di Robert Mondavi Wine Dinner, Napa Valley, California Sellout Crowd 1996 - 2001  Masters Tasting Award 2000/2001   Legends Restaurant, New Orleans Int'l Airport, Inaugural Chef 2001   Louisiana Gold Culinary Classic Competition Gold Medal, Duck Category 2000   Best Ambiance as voted by the readers of Where Magazine  1999   Chef of the Year, America Culinary Federation New Orleans Chapter 2000  Where Magazine's Visitor's Choice Awards 2004 American Express Best Neighborhood Restaurant Award for Chef Duke's Foundation for Kids VOTED BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT 2006-2007 Where Y'at Magazine