The James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award has been given to the Chicago restaurateur Richard Melman who owns Lettuce Entertain You Enterprise - a company with over 100 restaurants across the States.
Melman was picked for his ‘positive and long-lasting impact on the way we eat, cook, and think about food in America.”
The JBF organisation also announced the winner of the Humanitarian of the year award which will go to Michael Nischan who created Wholesome Wave, a group that campaigns for a healthier and more sustainable food system.
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