On Friday, October 14, guests kicked off James Beard Foundation’s Taste America at LondonHouse Chicago. The dining event benefited the James Beard Foundation, featuring reception tastings by chefs Abe Conlon, Sarah Grueneberg, Lee Wolen, and Perry Hendrix. Followed by a four-course dinner prepared by Taste America All-Star Missy Robbins of Lilia in Brooklyn, Local Star Chef Jimmy Bannos, Jr., Pastry Chef Aya Fukai, and Host Chef Jacob Verstegen, it was a culinary affair to remember.