Best of Chicago Style’s Bar Fight Club in Photos

By Neat Pour Staff |

On Monday (5.07), the hospitality world descended upon Chicago for the James Beard Awards and then headed to Chicago Style‘s opening event, Bar Fight Club. Teams from six different bars created one-night only pop-up of their home venue attempting to one up each other. In the end, Oakland’s Starline Social Club took home the Judge’s Prize and Seattle’s Navy Strength was awarded the People’s Prize. (There were also plenty of Beards floating around the room.) In case you missed the excitement, check out our photo recap after the jump.

The Legend! Jose Andrés (2nd from right) and wife Patricia Andrés with friends (Photo by Jackie Rivas)

And André’s team from BarMini (Photo by Grace DuVal)

Bar Fight Club Winner: Oakland’s Starline Social Club (Photo by Jackie Rivas)

James Beard Award winner for Best Chef: Midwest, Chef Gavin Kaysen & his Spoon and Stable team (Photo by Grace DuVal)

Beard Award Winners for Outstanding Wine Program, Fig Charleston (Photo by Grace Duval)

Bar Fight Club People’s Choice Winner, Navy Strength (Photo by Jackie Rivas)

The team that drinks together, stays together. Rino Yacht Club Team Shotski (Photo by Grace DuVal)

The Drifter Team is pretty excited. (Photo by Jackie Rivas)

Chicago Style Founders Sharon Bronstein, Shelby Allison, Caitlin Laman (LtoR) (Photo by Grace DuVal)

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