Questionable notability, relies on the "Indiana Artisan" awards, which I wouldn't consider notable, for a source, definitely needs better sources for a BLP, borderline advertising at times. Specs112tc 19:39, 21 June 2012 (UTC)
Keep Hi, I was making a page for a chef. This article is not biased and has plenty of credible sources, where I got the information from. I followed the guidlines, using well known sources. Please do not delete my page. I would like help to know what I have done wrong. Thank you so much! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Kmartindale (talk • contribs) 19:46, 21 June 2012 Preceding comment by author transcluded from Talk:Alexa Lemley.
Delete, per nominator. Insufficient coverage to establish notability; the cited award was presented by a non-notable publication so is itself non-notable. The intimate picture of the subject and her partner was uploaded by the article creator and cited as their own work, so there is an apparrent connection and conflict of interest. RichardOSmith (talk) 20:12, 21 June 2012 (UTC)
Weak delete. The only reliable source that seems to confer notability is the "Indiana Artisan" awards piece. I looked closely at that and they've given it out 175 times in two years, which seems a bit … less than perfectly notable to me. You can receive this award for making fudge and, like the subject, marshmallows; not really within my personal definition of "artisan". On the other hand, this award is juried -- although I was unable to discern exactly who's on the juries. From the website, the "Benefits" of this award are all about the marketing of local products and so I have to think that this is more advertising than anything else. The article states that having been chosen as an "Artist in Residence" at the Indiana State Museum -- for being a chef? -- is "a chance to promote her locally based products", without any other mention of why this designation was given or to how many people, and it's stated that this is based on the "Indiana Artisan" status. Also as noted above there is a strong flavour of self-promotion; her stated ambition is "Global domination of the gourmet candy market," and this seems like a step along the way. All things considered, I think this is yet another attempt to market this person's food products. No doubt they are excellent, but I suggest she is not yet sufficiently notable for Wikipedia; perhaps if there were some reliable sources of arm's-length third-party expert opinion that were unambiguously not connected with the promotion of local businesses and that were outside her home area. Ubelowme (talk) 20:52, 21 June 2012 (UTC)