Nina Zagat Bestowed of the Insignia of Officer of the Legion of Honor
Mrs. Nina Zagat was promoted Officer of the Legion of Honor. She was decorated by Mr. François Delattre, French Ambassador to the United States, on June 18th during a ceremony organized at the Consulate General of France in New York.
Co-founder and co-President of the Zagat Survey, a culinary and touristic guide, Nina Zagat has become one of the most respected figures in the culinary world and one of the most influential advocates of French Culture and Cuisine in the world. Zagat Survey has a worldwide network of surveyors who rate and review restaurants, hotels and other leisure activities around the globe.
Mrs. Zagat has received numerous awards, including Entrepreneur of the Year from Ernst & Young and the Harvard Business School. In 2001, she was inducted into NYU’s Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame (2001). She is also a member of The Culinary Institute of America’s “Hall of Fame” and of the prestigious James Beard Foundation.