Want to know about America's best restaurants, chefs, and cookbook authors before it's yesterday's news?

How about rubbing shoulders and clinking glasses with America's culinary stars?

Experience the thrill of the food world's most glamorous and exciting night with the world's finest wines and spirits and food prepared by 40 top chefs.

The James Beard Foundation Awards Reception and Gala:

The Spice Connection
Monday, May 6, 2002
The New York Marriott Marquis
Awards ceremony at 5:30 p.m.
Black-tie reception at 8:30 p.m.