JBF IS AWARDS
Allen will be master of ceremonies, while Batali will act as gala chef chair.
This award is given to regional establishments, often family-owned, that are treasured for their quality food, local character, and lasting appeal.
The Delaware-based chef, restaurateur, and global philanthropist will be honored at this year’s James Beard Awards in New York City.
The legendary restaurateur will be honored at this year’s James Beard Foundation Awards on Monday, May 5 at New York City's Lincoln Center.
The James Beard Foundation and the official tourism association Visit Orlando will reveal the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef semifinalists at a live press conference in Orlando, Florida, on February 19, 2014.