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"We like to champion the city. It’s a city that’s on the rise as we all know and...we want to be one of the standard bearers of that growing tide."

Aaron Pierce &
Craig Arthur Von Schroeder
Owners and Designers, Commonwealth Proper

Jose Garces
Chef/Owner, Amada, Tinto, Chifa, Distrito & Village Whiskey

Named Best Chef Mid-Atlantic 2009 by the prestigious James Beard Foundation, Jose is creator and owner of five of Center City's most reservation-worthy restaurants. He's currrently vying for a spot on TV's The Next Iron Chef.