(Los Angeles, CA – January 9, 2020)– The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced today that it will serve only plant-based food during the 25thAnnual Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony.Hoping toshine alight on sustainability and the ever-growing climate crisis our world is facing, the CCA will provide delicious plant-based foods for its guests, including hundreds of the world’sbiggest film and television stars.
Everyone in the Barker Hangarwill be able to choose from vegetarian tacos and burritos from Baja Fresh® or plant-based burgers from The Counter® served hot and fresh during the show.There will even be vegan desserts fromPinkberry® andCold Stone Creamery®.
“When planning this year’s awards show, we wanted tobemindful of the impact that our event has on theenvironment,” said Joey Berlin,CEOof the CCA. “Baja Fresh and The Counter were able to step up in a big way to support our decisionthanks to theirdiversemenus of tasty food options.Together we are looking forward to providing our incredible honorees, nominees, and guests with delicious, and thoughtful,food during our show.”
Additional support for the 25thAnnual Critics’ Choice Awards will be provided by FIJI Water and François Borgel.
Critics’ Choice Awardsare bestowed annually to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement.Historically, they are the most-accurate predictor of Academy Award nominations.
The 25thannualCritics’ Choice Awardsshow will be produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment.The CCA is represented by Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig.
Follow the 25thannual Critics’ Choice Awards on Twitter and Instagram @CriticsChoice and on Facebook/CriticsChoiceAwards.
The Critics Choice Association is the largest critics organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 400 television, radio and online critics. It was organizedlastyear with the formal merger of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, recognizing the blurring of the distinctions between film, television, and streaming content. For more information, visit: www.CriticsChoice.com.
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