photography by Aubrie Pick for Drew Altizer

7x7 celebrated its second annual Eat and Drink Awards with a big party at The City Club that brought out industry movers and shakers—and 7x7 award winners—such as the chefs from Spruce, Dosa, Fleur de Lys, La Folie and more. Chef Tyler Florence was the master of ceremonies, and entertainment comprised a rousing performance by the Cougars Cadet Corps Drumline. The party's sponsors included Ciroc, Platino, Bulleit and Godiva, Stella Artois, the Puccini Group, Peerless Coffee, SmartWater, USF Hospitality Industry Management, Bon Appetit Management Company, Starwood Hotels and Nobilo.

Laura Elliott_Lisa Beres Jacques Bitton_Kathy Bitton Tyler Florence_Sara Deseran
Laura Elliott, Lisa Beres              Jacques & Kathy Bitton               Tyler Florence, Sara Deseran

Frank Borges_Kathleen Borges Ravi Kapur Philip Carabello_Erin Finnegan
Frank & Kathleen Borges                           Ravi Kapur                     Philip Carabello, Erin Finnegan

Nick and Gabriella B. Sian Parry_Shawn Zearney Chris Cosentino_Tatiana Graf
Nick & Gabriella B.                       Sian Parry, Shawn Zearney         Chris Cosentino, Tatiana Graf

Andrew Freeman_Deborah Kwan_guest Guinevere Jobson_Meghan Murphy
Andrew Freeman, Deborah Kwan, guest                                  Guinevere Jobson, Meghan Murphy

Nicole Costa_guests guest_Joe Hargrave
Nicole Costa & guests                                                                           guest, Joe Hargrave

Cougars Drumline
Cougars Cadet Corp Drumline from Alameda Schools

Cougars Drumline