Solomonov Wins Beard

Last night Michael Solomonov won the James Beard Award for Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic. Solomonov who is the chef and owner at Zahav and also owns Percy Street Barbecue and Xochitl is the latest Philadelphia chef to take home the accolade. Solomonov joins Jeff Michaud (2010), Jose Garces (2009), Marc Vetri (2005) as recent winners of the award.

James Beard Award Winners [Official Site]
Zahav [Official Site]

Photo by Mike Regan