Lori Tenny of Meetings Focus recently visited Orlando to discover why this Central Florida town is becoming so hot on the foodie map—so much so that the prestigious James Beard Foundation chose it for the live press announcement of its 2014 Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists. Four of the region’s top chefs share their culinary concepts and thoughts on Orlando’s growing popularity for remarkable cuisine.

Check out Lori Tenny’s accompanying article, “On the Scene: Cooking Up Culinary Stars in Orlando," for some standout group dining recommendations.