Student restaurant pitch session as Kenney honors Philly Beard winners

Mayor Jim Kenney and City Rep. Sheila Hess will present Philly's James Beard award winners — Mike Solomonov, Stephen Starr and Greg Vernick — with citations and engraved Liberty Bells during a special ceremony. Before the presentation, there's a shark-tank style competition for high school students to pitch the honorees with restaurant concepts and menus.

Where: Murrell Dobbins CTE High School at 2150 West Lehigh Ave. 19132

When: May 15, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

How much: Free


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