Saturday, February 6, 2016

Major honor for Philly chef

Jim LoCascio, who's leaving Barclay Prime, has won a "best of beef" award from the National Cattlemen's Beef Association.

Major honor for Philly chef

LoCascio didn´t need to wear a suit to get his award.
LoCascio didn't need to wear a suit to get his award.

Jim LoCascio might be leaving Barclay Prime shortly, but he's going out a winner.

He won a National Beef Backer Award this morning from the National Cattlemen's Beef Association at its convention in San Antonio, Texas, for independent restaurant innovator of the year.

This is the first such award to a Pennsylvania chef and restaurant since its inception.

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