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Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94105
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SF James Beard Award Winners
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attended Aug 03 2011

fun great food.. thanks..

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SF’s 2011 James Beard Award Winners: _What Makes a Restaurant Great? _

—Joshua Aidlin, Architect, Designer and Owner, Aidlin Darling Design; Owner and Designer, Bar Agricole; James Beard Award, “Outstanding Restaurant Design”

—Paolo Lucchesi, Author, The Scoop, SF Chronicle; James Beard Award, “Best Food Section”

—Charles Phan, Owner and Chef, The Slanted Door; James Beard Award, “Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America Inductees”

—Michael Tusk, Owner and Chef, Quince; James Beard Award, “Best Chef in the Region”

—Marcia Gagliardi, Founder, and; Author, The Tablehopper’s Guide to Dining and Drinking in San Francisco – Moderator San Francisco is a city filled not just with a cornucopia of diverse foods, but with some of the best restaurants in the world. From the five-star food truck to the elegant sit down dinner, SF is a city richly known for its culinary accomplishments. To tell us what they think makes a restaurant great, the Commonwealth Club has asked some of the critics, designers, chefs and owners of San Francisco’s hottest restaurants and also this year’s James Beard Award winners for their opnions. Deemed “the Oscars” of the food world’ by Time magazine, the James Beard Foundation Awards are the country’s most coveted honor for those in the restaurant industry. Attend thi s event to celebrate San Francisco’s winners and to discover what’s made them so successful.

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