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Seaport Summer Brings Top Chefs to Seaport District NYC

The Howard Hughes Corporation announced the launch of Seaport Summer 2017, a seasonal curation of dynamic culinary, cultural, and entertainment experiences celebrating the transformation of the Seaport District into Lower Manhattan’s next creative hub.

NRA Show 2017 Foodamental Studio Lineup Announced

The National Restaurant Association announced the official lineup for the fourth annual Foodamental Studio at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, taking place at Chicago’s McCormick Place from May 20—23.

BeaverTails to Exhibit at National Restaurant Association Show

BeaverTails, makers of unique and delicious BeaverTails pastries, announced that it will be an exhibitor at the upcoming National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show 2017, May 20—23.The NRA Show is the largest annual gathering of the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industries in the US.

The Honey Paw Wins Best in Show at Boston Lamb Jam BBQ Bash

Boston chefs shared American lamb BBQ-inspired dishes with more than 200 lamb-loving attendees at this year’s Boston Lamb Jam BBQ Bash, May 7. Chef Lars Taylor of The Honey Paw won judges’ choice with his Smoked Lamb Hot Dog with Spicy Lamb Coppa, Kimchi Chowchow, Miso Mustard and Chefs Tiffani Faison & Dan Raia Wayne Mueller of Sweet Cheeks Q / Tiger Mama received the People’s Choice award with their Hot Hot Tandoori Lamb with Ramp Ranch, Crispy Bread, Pickles.

Chef Gastón Acurio to Visit 3 Restaurants for Fundraising Tour

Internationally-acclaimed Chef Gastón Acurio announced his American summer tour with three exclusive events to benefit his Peruvian-based culinary school for underprivileged students. Between June 11 and 15, 2017, Acurio will visit his three American-based restaurants, La Mar by Gastón Acurio Miami, Tanta Chicago, and La Mar San Francisco, to host a unique event in each market with all proceeds benefitting Pachacútec Culinary Institute in Pachacútec, Peru.

President Dawn Sweeney to Discuss Staying 'Ahead of the Crave' at NRA Show

The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show’s Signature 17, a twist on the traditional keynote, welcomes President and CEO of the National Restaurant Association Dawn Sweeney to facilitate discussions on staying “Ahead of the Crave” with business leaders Amazon’s Dan Park and Gen Z / Millennial expert Jason Dorsey.

Chef Rick Bayless Celebrates Frontera Grill’s 30th Anniversary

To mark the 30th anniversary of his beloved Frontera Grill, Chef Rick Bayless partnered with FamilyFarmed to throw a Good Food party featuring food from renowned Chicago chefs like Jason Hammel of Lula Café, Stephanie Izard of Girl & The Goat, Matthias Merges of Yuzo, Abe Conlon and Adrienne Lo of Fat Rice, Mindy Segal of Hot Chocolate, and others.

5 Habits of Highly Successful Event Managers

Managing events in the restaurant and hospitality industries isn’t easy. Between balancing incoming leads and outgoing contracts to managing day-of setup and staff communications, event managers must not only be a jack-of-all-trades, but also professional task jugglers.

Chicago Cubs' Tom Ricketts to speak at NRA Show on 'Defying the Curse'

The National Restaurant Association announced a Supersession at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show on “Defying the Curse,” featuring Chicago Cubs owner and Chairman Tom Ricketts and renowned sportscaster Mike Greenberg, host of MIKE AND MIKE on ESPN Radio and ESPN2.

Philadelphia Rules the 2017 James Beard Awards

Monday night’s James Beard Awards at the Lyric Opera of Chicago turned out to be a coronation for the city of Philadelphia.After four previous finalist finishes, Stephen Starr took home the Outstanding Restaurateur award.