Yesterday the James Beard Foundation announced the hosts of the annual chef and media awards.
The ever ebullient Carla Hall, co-host of The Chew and restaurateur of the soon to open Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen in Brooklyn, New York, will host the 2016 James Beard Foundation Awards which will take place on Monday, May 2 at Lyric Opera of Chicago.
But before that, on Tuesday, April 26, James Beard Award winner, chef, and television personality Ming Tsai will host thel James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City.
“We’re delighted that Carla Hall and Ming Tsai will bring both their culinary and media talents to shine a light on how television has informed and entertained our world of food,” said Susan Ungaro, president of The James Beard Foundation. “We’re honored to have them act as hosts as we recognize the best of the best in our ever growing and changing food and media community.”