Among the winners at this year's James Beard Foundation Awards gala in Chicago on Monday was Patrick O'Connell, the Lifetime Achievement Award honoree. The prestigious title is given to a "person in the industry whose lifetime body of work has had a positive and long-lasting impact on the way we eat, cook, and think about food in America."
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Video: A look at James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award winner Patrick O'Connell
The chef and owner opened the Inn at Little Washington out of a converted garage in Virginia