The 7th Augie Awards presentation dinner
took place on April 25th at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, to benefit scholarships that support the education of future culinary leaders. The ballroom was filled and included past CIA graduates Steve Ells, David Burke, Alex Stupak, and Charlie Palmer. The 2013 Augies were presented to Daniel Humm (Eleven Madison Park, New York), Clifford Pleau (Seasons 52, Orlando), Rick Bayless (Frontera Grill, Chicago), and Walter Robb (Whole Foods Market, Austin). Videos by students
and honorees (Rick Bayless, Daniel Humm, Cliff Pleau,
and Walter Robb)
as well as a presentation from CIA president, Dr. Tim Ryan proclaimed the evening's theme: Food Matters. All videos are on the CIA Network on YouTube
on the Special Events playlist.