Philadelphia, PA - On, Monday, May 6, 2019, at the James Beard Awards was held at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. During the course of the ceremony hosted by Emmy-nominated actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, honors were presented within the Restaurant, Chef as well as Restaurant Design categories, in addition to a number of special achievement awards.
The Award Ceremony highlighst included Philly's well-known dining establishment. Zahav ended up being honored with the awards for the best restaurant in America.
Industry leaders from throughout the country joined in the fun the highly anticipated annual ceremony with this year’s theme being “Good Food for Good.
In the sprit of this year’s theme, a gala reception was held with culinary chefs from all over the country included previous James Beard Award winners in addition to numerous individuals associated in the Foundation’s signature impact-oriented projects, from Smart Catch to Women’s Leadership Programs to the Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change.
Their unique contributions help provided food the around 2,000 attendees last nights Award Gala. VIP's ended up being treated to a multi-course dinner, During the course of the Awards show prepared by chefs from the esteemed Union Square Hospitality Group.
A complete list of award winners can be found at www.jamesbeard.org/awards.