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The Shack in Staunton, Virginia
Ian Boden of The Shack in Staunton Virginia has received critical acclaim from publications as wide ranging as The Wall Street Journal to Garden & Gun. After climbing the ranks at NYC, Chef Boden relocated back to Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley to create a cuisine that is both forward thinking and yet respectful of the past.
The Shack was named one of the places for “Best Burgers in the South” by Garden & Gun Magazine and was recognized by Southern Living Magazine as one of the “Best New Restaurants” and Esquire Magazine tapped The Shack for the “Best Dish” award for 2014 Restaurant Issue. Most recently Ian was nominated for 2017 “Best Chef Mid-Atlantic” by the James Beard Foundation for his second time.