Nora Poullion is the recipient of the 2017 James Beard Lifetime Achievement award. The presentation will be made during the James Beard Awards Gala at Chicago's Lyric Opera on May 1, 2017.
Marianne Ali was featured in the December 2016 issue of Washingtonian Magazine, page 80, in a piece about her experience with President Obama's visit to DC Central Kitchen. Marianne also was chosen as a model in the 2017 Raw Beauty Calendar that features cancer survivors. Click here for the full article. You will recognize her as the most beautiful model in the group. (Marianne is sixth from left). Tyra Banks! Are you reading this?
Robyn Webb's latest cookbook, The Perfect Diabetes Food Collection captured the prestigious World Gourmand Award in the category of Best in Health and Nutrition for the U.S. The book will go on to compete in China this spring for Best In The World.
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