James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards
Monday, June 13, 2022 
6:00 P.M. CST
Lyric Opera of Chicago 
20 N Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606 
Tickets are on sale now!

Hosted by 

Kwame Onwuachi
Actor, Chef, Author, and Executive Producer at Food & Wine Magazine 

Reception to immediately follow the Awards ceremony 
Union Station 
225 S Canal Street

Featuring Chefs

Gregory Collier, Uptown Yolk, Charlotte, NC 
Alexandra Gates, Cochineal, Marfa, TX 
Mariana Gonzalez-Trasvina, Bar ‘Cino, Newport RI 
Vaughn Good, Fox and Pearl, Kansas City, MO 
Ronald Hsu, Lazy Betty, Atlanta 
Gene Kato, Momotaro Restaurant and Izakaya, Chicago 
Ji Hye Kim, Miss Kim Korean Restaurant, Ann Arbor, MI 
Mei Lin, Nightshade, Los Angeles  
Cristina Martinez, South Philly Barbacoa, Philadelphia 
Johnny Ortiz, / Shed, La Madera, NM 
Margaret Pak, Thattu, Chicago 
Natasha Pickowicz, Flora Bar, NYC 
Lona Lou Powers, Lona’s Lil Eats, St. Louis 
Ellie Tiglao, Tanám, Somerville, MA 
Sam Yoo, Golden Diner, NYC 
Surafel Zenebech, Zenebech Restaurant, Washington, D.C. 

The Awards will be broadcast live via the James Beard Foundation's Twitter feed.

Hotels for Awards Weekend

We have secured a limited amount of room blocks during the awards weekend. For hotel information, please click here.