The 2016 Awards gala will return to Chicago, while the Foundation's Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards dinner will remain in New York City.
Five influential culinary professionals to be honored at the James Beard Foundation Awards on Monday, May 4, in Chicago.
Brown will host the James Beard Awards gala in Chicago, while Hall will host the annual Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards Dinner in New York City.
Chicago restaurteur Richard Melman will receive the Lifetime Achievement award; chef and sustainability pioneer Michel Nischan will receive Humanitarian of the Year.
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