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Kevin Boehm

Co-founder & Co-CEO, Boka Restaurant Group
Kevin Boehm is the co-founder and co-CEO of the Boka Restaurant Group. After working in the industry for some time, he opened a six table restaurant in 1993 called the Lazy Daze Café in Seaside, Florida. In 2002, he started the Boka Group with Rob Katz. The group's many accolades include 16 James Beard Finalist nominations, two Food & Wines Best New Chefs, nine consecutive Michelin Stars for Boka, six Boka Group restaurants in Chicago Tribunes Top 50 list, and a James Beard Win and Iron Chef designation for Stephanie Izard. New City Chicago ranked Boehm and Katz at the top of its annual list of the 50 most powerful influencers on the Chicago dining scene in 2017.