I was lucky enough to attend the James Beard Awards last night in NYC. This annual event, which also acts as a celebration of James Beard’s birthday, brings together luminaries from the culinary world from all over the United States. Here are some photos from the “red carpet” arrivals.
Chris Cosentino and Elizabeth Falkner
Ted Allen and Chris Young
Dave Chang and Wylie Dufresne
Monica Bhambhani and Gavin Kaysen
Paul Grieco and Dave Chang
EMP plus Bocuse d’Or USA
Jamie Schneiter and Dave Beran
Jose Andres & Wolfgang Puck
Dan Kluger and Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Michael Anthony and Deann and Rick Bayless
Robert Hess & Audrey Saunders
Alexandra Foote and Daniel Patterson
Ken Friedman, April Bloomfield & crew
Seamus Mullen & Drew Nieporent
Stay tuned for more photos from the event and reception that followed. The list of winners can be found here. Congratulations to them as well as all of the finalists and nominees!