Chef Cathal Armstrong, Co-owner of Eat Good Food Group will be honored on November 13th as the 2012 Alexandria Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year during their annual Business Awards
Reception to be held at Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Art Center, beginning at 6pm. As well as paying tribute to Chef Armstrong, the Chamber will present awards to Alexandria businesses in the following categories: Eco-Friendly Business; Large Business; Small Business; Association/Non-Profit and overall Business of the Year.
Chef Armstrong was selected for the Chamber’s top business award as a result of the enormous respect he receives within the business community for his dedication and exemplary leadership. The Eat Good Food Group, consisting of Restaurant Eve, The Majestic, Virtue Feed and Grain, Society Fair, Eamonn's A Dublin Chipper, PX, Bar TNT, is an Alexandria, VA based restaurant group, created by Chef Cathal Armstrong and his wife/business partner Meshelle. The Eat Good Food group believes in sourcing local ingredients and promoting sustainability, while offering their guests gracious service and supreme ingredients. The Eat Good Food Group strives to give back to its community through its many charitable works; most especially Chefs as Parents and Fresh Farm Markets.
Chef Armstrong is a Best Mid-Atlantic Chef nominee by the James Beard Foundation in 2011, selected as both Food & Wine magazine’s “10 Best New Chefs 2006”and honored in Food & Wine magazine’s “50 Hall of Fame Best New Chefs” and Best Chef Award Winner by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington DC.