This year’s James Beard Awards were held April 24 in Chicago. It’s an occasion where hundreds of chefs from around the country gather in one room to honor one another. Think of it as the “Oscars of food.” We took the opportunity to ask some of the culinary experts in attendance the ultimate food question: What would you eat for your last meal? Check out some of the best answers above, plus a five-second clip of Rick Bayless dancing.

Advertisement