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    1. Michele Schwartz. 

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    2. Gayle Stallings. 

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    3. Chef’s Showcase Best in Theme winner, Treaty Oak Distillery. 

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    4. Shelby Hawkins and Eric Cmar. 

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    5. Chef’s Showcase People’s Choice Award, chef ATX. 

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    6. Shelley Brasher, Amber Scott and Brooke Robbins. 

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    7. John Sutton, Rene Tennison, Rafael Santos and Alfred Engstrand. 

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    8. Whitney Forrest, Mauricette Rodriguez and Nancy Shyi. 

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    9. Chef’s Showcase Best in Savory winner, Pink Avocado.

Every year, the Austin chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events hosts a fundraiser. In 2017, this annual Taste of NACE event took place at downtown Austin’s Trinity Hall and benefitted the Foundation of NACE and a local partner, Adventures with Autism, Down Syndrome and Epilepsy. The Taste of NACE event, which has become a nationally recognized, award-winning fundraiser, featured some of Austin’s top culinary talent, a silent auction, live entertainment and dancing. naceaustin.com

At the end of 2017, the NYC & Company 17th Annual Visionaries & Voices Gala was held at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. The annual event celebrates iconic individuals and institutions that embody the vibrancy and vitality of New York City. The 2017 event honored “The Greatest Showman,” a new film from 20th Century Fox; SPE Partners and the new National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey; and the NFL and Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group for the new NFL Experience Times Square.

 

Nearly 500 people from Illinois and the greater Midwest gathered at the stunning Palmer House Hilton Feb. 26-28 for the annual Illinois Governor’s Conference on Tourism. During the three-day event, attendees had the chance to hear from key industry officials, including an opening keynote from Carroll Rheem, vice president of research for Brand USA; a luncheon talk on crisis management and tourism security from Dr. Peter E. Tarlow, founder and president of Tourism & More; and an address by Cory Jobe, director of the Illinois Office of Tourism, at the closing breakfast.