Press Release| February 23, 2022

Vida’s Executive Chef Thomas Melvin Announced as Semifinalist in James Beard Awards Best Chef in the Great Lakes Region.

Vida's Executive Chef, Thomas Melvin, was announced on February 23rd, 2022 as a semifinalist in the James Beard Awards Best Chef category for the Great Lakes region. This award is one of the nation's most prestigious. It recognizes extraordinary talent in the culinary industry as well as a commitment to gender equity, community, sustainability, and a culture where everyone can thrive. Congratulations to Chef Thomas!

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