Chefs David Change and Paul Kahan take top honors.
The prestigious 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards recognized a variety of culinary professionals, including celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse.
In addition, special achievement award honorees included:
Each category has an individual Awards Committee made up of industry professionals who volunteer their time to oversee the policies, procedures and selection of judges for their respective programs.
To view a complete list of the winners, visit www.jamesbeard.org/awards
2013 Best In Class Winners
See who FE&S readers named this year’s Best In Class winners. Manufacturers were evaluated for product quality, product value, product design and aesthetics, service and support, sales reps, product inventory and available product information. Click here to see the complete results.