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Record #: R2017-508   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 6/28/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 6/28/2017
Title: Congratulations extended to Rick and Deann Bayless and Topolobampo team and Sarah Grueneberg for winning James Beard Foundation awards
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Tunney, Thomas, Burnett, Jr., Walter, Solis, Daniel, Reilly, Brendan, Moreno, Proco Joe
Attachments: 1. R2017-508.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
June 28, 2017










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

I transmit herewith, together with Aldermen Tunney, Burnett, Solis, Reilly and Moreno, congratulatory resolution regarding the James Beard Award Winners.

Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,

adopud by T}iq Qity Qouncil of ^ Qity of Qhicago, Illinois
Aldermen Tom Tunney, Walter Burnett, Jr., Daniel Solis,
Brendan Reilly, Proco Joe Moreno, and
^[jresented by Mayor Rahm Emanuel qM June 28, 2017

^ffillBTB&S ' mission of the James Beard Foundation is to celebrate, nurture and honor chefs and other luminaries of America's food culture who are making our national cuisine more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone; and

WHEREAS, The James Beard Foundation Awards are the food industry's highest honor, and are chosen by committee-selected expert judges who select the winners within categories, including: chefs and restaurants, books, journalism, broadcast media, and restaurant design and graphics, as well as awards for lifetime and humanitarian achievements; and

WHEREAS, On May 1, 2017, the James-Beard Foundation announced the winners of its 2017 Restaurant and Ghef Awards, two of whom are from Chicago; and

WHEREAS, Rick Bayless has long been a pillar of the culinary community through his award-winning and Emmy-nominated television programs, his well-loved books on authentic Mexican cooking, his champion performance on Top Chef Masters on the Bravo network, and his honor of serving as the guest chef at the 2010 White House State Dinner honoring Mexican President Felipe Calderon and. his wife, Margarita Zavala; and

WHEREAS, A 2012 inductee into the Culinary Hall of Fame, Mr. Bayless has received numerous James Beard Award nominations over the years in many categories, and has won for Midwest Chef of the Year, National Chef of the Year, ...

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