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 & Kathy Bitton Tyler Florence, Sara Deseran
Frank & Kathleen Borges Ravi Kapur Philip Carabello, Erin Finnegan
Nick & Gabriella B. Sian Parry, Shawn Zearney Chris Cosentino, Tatiana Graf
Andrew Freeman, Deborah Kwan, guest Guinevere Jobson, Meghan Murphy
Nicole Costa & guests guest, Joe Hargrave
Cougars Cadet Corp Drumline from Alameda Schools