The Jean Banchet Awards

Forty-four exceptional chefs, sommeliers, mixologists, and restaurants will vie for the annual Chicago awards.

The Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence is the only Chicago-based awards presentation that recognizes and rewards culinary originality and talent in the Chicagoland area. The nominating process is open to the public. A panel of judges will work, in conjunction with the online voting, to finalize the selection of the nominees. The Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence will be presented on Friday, January 30th at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Grand Chefs Gala.

Online voting will open on Monday, October 13th and remain open through Sunday, October 26th.

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Grand Chef’s Gala
Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
6pm - 12am
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
200 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, Illinois, 60601
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