|James Beard Awards|
The 25th Anniversary of The James Beard Awards, commonly known as the "Oscars of the Food Industry," were celebrated at the Lyric Opera of Chicago on Monday, May 4.
OUTSTANDING RESTAURATEUR: DONNIE MADIA, ONE OFF HOSPITALITY
OUTSTANDING BAR PROGRAM: THE VIOLET HOUR
OUTSTANDING RESTAURANT DESIGN AWARD (75 SEATS AND UNDER): BUREAU OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN; DESIGNERS: TOM NAHABEDIAN AND JAMES GORSKI; PROJECT: BRINDILLE
For the full list of James Beard Foundation Awards winners, click here.
A HUGE thank you to all our partners and event sponsors in this first year hosting the James Beard Awards. We truly value your contributions. Your generous donations ensured everyone enjoyed their stay in the city during this momentous time and illustrated why Chicago is a first-class destination city worthy of prestigious large-scale events such as the James Beard Awards. Here's to two more exciting years!