DC Celebrity Chefs, Food Industry Events, James Beard Foundation, Washington DC Food and Drink

MetroCooking D.C. adds Jacques Pepin, Bethenny Frankel to all-star lineup

MetroCooking D.C. has added additional household names to the show’s all-star llineup Dece,ber 1-2. Chef Jacques Pépin will make his appearance at the December event. Bethenny Frankel will also join MetroCooking D.C.. She is a lifestyle maven and entrepreneur. Pépin is a French-born chef, author and TV personality. A new Holiday Gingerbread House Competition will be featured.

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Chiko After Dark, DC Restaurant Events, DC Restaurant Menus, Food Industry Events, Washington DC Food and Drink

September Chiko After Dark: Jamie Bissonnette

Chiko will be spotlighting Jamie Bissonnette, the chef and owner of Coppa, Toro and Little Donkey, at its next After Dark Series evening Friday, September 28. Bissonnette is a culinary…The After Dark evening begins at 9:30 p.m. and is a walk-in event on a first-come, first-served basis. The late-night Kitchen Counter service opens at 10:30 p.m. and is by reservation.

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2018 James Beard Awards, 2018 RAMMY Award Winners, DC BBQ, Food Industry Events, Washington DC Food and Drink

MetroCooking D.C. 2018 returns in December with wave of award-winning chefs

The Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show is returning to Washington, D.C. December 1-2 in full form. Emeril Lagasse will headline the show, flanked by TV Host Carla Hall in ecore appearances. MetroCooking D.C. welcomes Emmy-winning Chef Lidia Bastianich. Hall co-hosts “The Chew” on the ABC TV network and Bastianich is a celebrated chef… James Beard Stage is a coveted, annual attraction and this year, Lagasse and top chefs from the D.C. area and local celebrity, will be participating, including Scott Drewno.

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2018 James Beard Awards, Food Industry Events, James Beard Foundation, Washington DC Food and Drink

2018 James Beard Foundation Awards presented at Lyric Opera, Chicago

The James Beard Foundation Awards were presented Monday, May 7, at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Gathering some of the top names in the food industry…Carla Hall…The Best Chef Award, MidAtlantic Region, went to Jeremiah Langhorne. Here’s the full list of winners in the categories of Restaurant and Chef and Restaurant Design, Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America, Lifetime Achievement, Humanitarian Award, and Design Icon

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