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Mallary, Winner of the Bern Laxer Memorial Scholarship

Mallary is currently a student at Johnson and Wales University where she is attending to obtain a bachelor’s degree in culinary arts and food service management, thanks to the help of the Bern Laxer Memorial Scholarship fund.

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Sunday Supper Continues to Prove Tampa Bay has Raised its Culinary Game

Some of the great restaurant entrepreneurs are showboaters, using brash self-confidence as the path to legendary hospitality.

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James Beard Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser Draws Tampa Bay’s Rockstar Chefs

BT Nguyen leaned over the first plate, spreading bits of hearts of palm, mango, celery and sweet pepper on the plate, topping that with a ripe wedge of avocado and gently poached lobster, finishing the dish with a confetti of micro-herbs and passion fruit vinaigrette.

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Sunday Supper: Beard Foundation knights Tampa Bay as a Food Destination

Twenty-six all-star chefs made dinner as the James Beard Foundation (home of the food world’s Oscars) joined with the Bern Laxer Memorial Scholarship to sponsor an unprecedented gastronomic blowout.

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Sunday Supper Returns with 25 Chefs, Food Fests Galore

This just might be the dinner of the year. The Bern’s family of restaurants has organized a James Beard Foundation fundraiser to fund the Bern Laxer Memorial Scholarship for culinary students in the state of Florida for a number of years.

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