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Brandis Friedman talks with James Beard Award winners Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark of Parachute on Monday, May 6, 2019 before the awards ceremony.

Greg Wade of Publican Quality Bread won Outstanding Baker, while Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark of Parachute won Best Chef Great Lakes at the 2019 James Beard Awards. 

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Rick Bayless, center, poses with his wife and business partner, Deann, and Dave Hardie, director of San Pellegrino. (Credit: Huge Galdones)

The Windy City will continue to serve as host to the annual awards event that dishes out honors to the best in the food and restaurant industry.

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Grueneberg’s love for Italian food and pasta-making stems from her experience as line cook and, later, executive chef at Spiaggia Restaurant. (Credit: Galdones Photography)

James Beard Award winner Sarah Grueneberg dishes on her newly minted best chef prize. 

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Rick Bayless, center, poses with his wife and business partner, Deann, and Dave Hardie, director of San Pellegrino. (Credit: Huge Galdones)

The who’s who in American cuisine descended on Chicago’s Lyric Opera House for the 2017 James Beard Awards.

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Chicago chef Ryan McCaskey

In the final days of the Vietnam War, an effort to rescue thousands of babies from the country brought one of them to Chicago. Brandis Friedman shares the story of how he rose to become a Michelin-starred chef.

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Restaurateur Donnie Madia, owner of the One Off Hospitality Group, joins Chicago Tonight after a big night at Monday's James Beard Foundation Awards, which were held for the first time in Chicago.  

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The finalists for this year's James Beard Awards have been released. Ten local names made the list of finalists in the restaurant and chef awards categories.

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Chef and author Rick Bayless shows us how to make an American classic with a twist.

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Bruce Sherman, Best Chef, Great Lakes

Chicago's Mindy Segal reacts to being named the best pastry chef in the country. We hear from Segal and North Pond's Bruce Sherman about their James Beard awards.

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On the heels of her “Outstanding Pastry Chef” award from the James Beard Foundation, Mindy Segal is reopening her Bucktown restaurant under a new name with a redesigned menu.

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