The Best of the James Beard 2014 Red Carpet

The Chew's Carla Hall and Awards Ceremony Co-Host Ted Allen

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The Chew's Carla Hall got glammed up for the big night, and Chopped host Ted Allen, did a great (and hilarious) job of hosting the big night with Mario Batali.

Danny Meyer and Marcus Samuelsson

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Former Restaurateur of the Year and Union Square Hospitality Group CEO Danny Meyer and TV personality/ Red Rooster owner Marcus Samuelsson pose on the yellow carpet.

Eric Ripert and Jacques Peppin

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Between them, Le Bernadin's Eric Ripert and TV personality chef/cookbook author Jacques Peppin have wona dozen James Beard award honors including two Lifetime Achievement awards.

Jonathan Waxman and Mario Batali

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Chef Jonathan Waxman of Barbuto and awards co-host Mario Batali glam it up on the yellow carpet. 

Rick Bayless and Andrew Zimmern

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Frontera Grill's Rick Bayless and James Beard award-winning TV personality Andrew Zimmern chat with us on the yellow carpet.

Sean Brock and David Chang

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chef Sean Brock and David Chang who was just inducted into the Who's Who of Food and Beverage this year.

Thomas Keller and Daniel Boulud

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Classic, well-known chefs Thomas Keller and Daniel Boulud were also key figures in the audience last night.