Thank you for joining us to
True trailblazers of our industry
Thursday, April 30, 2015
6 p.m. Reception
7:30 p.m. Dinner
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West and 79th Street
New York City
This year, we honored the women of our industry who are innovators, mentors, and inspirations. They each blend their extraordinary creative talents with business acumen and determination to become leaders in our industry. We celebrated their accomplishments and their lasting contributions. Read more here.
Elena Arzak–Restaurant Arzak
Lidia Bastianich–Tavola Productions
Dominique Crenn–Atelier Crenn
Susan Feniger '77–Restaurateur and TV Personality
Barbara Lynch–Barbara Lynch Gruppo
Anne-Sophie Pic–Maison Pic
Nancy Silverton–Mozza Restaurant Group
View honoree bios
This year’s event sold out! Next year's date is April 28, 2016!
Proceeds from this event—from sponsorships, donations, an online auction, and ticket sales—raise essential scholarship funds for CIA students.
The CIA’s Annual Leadership Awards brings together hundreds of our industry’s most celebrated and influential professionals. As a sponsor of this event, you demonstrate your company’s philanthropy, commitment to educational excellence, and dedication to the CIA’s mission.
Previous Leadership Award Honorees
Masaharu Morimoto, Leo Oosterveer, Hamdi Ulukaya, Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Rick Bayless, Daniel Humm, Clifford Pleau, Walter Robb
Dean Fearing, Larry Forgione, Paul Prudhomme, Wolfgang Puck, Jasper White
Jerome Bocuse, Paul Bocuse, Daniel Boulud, Michael Chiarello, Richard Marriott
Cat Cora, Chris Muller, Eric Ripert
View Our Sponsors Here
Next year's Leadership Awards will be held on April 28th. We will be announcing the location soon. The CIA’s Annual Leadership Awards bring together hundreds of our industry’s most celebrated and influential professionals. As a sponsor of this event, you demonstrate your company’s philanthropy, commitment to educational excellence, and dedication to the CIA’s mission.
If you were unable to attend but would like to make a gift, which will benefit student scholarships, please click here.