Celebrating 25 Years

James Beard Foundation
Celebrating 25 Years
of Culinary Excellence


On November 5, 1986, the James Beard Foundation officially opened the James Beard House as an American center for the culinary arts. We will be celebrating our silver anniversary throughout the upcoming year in a number of exciting ways.



















A NEW BOOK!

The James Beard Foundation’s Best of the Best:
A 25th Anniversary Celebration of America’s Greatest Chefs


In March 2012, Chronicle Books will publish a beautiful, collectible volume featuring JBF Outstanding Chef Award winners from Wolfgang Puck to Tom Colicchio. This keepsake book brings together entertaining and insightful chef profiles, original photography, and more than 60 recipes from these masters. Go to jamesbeard.org/book to pre-order your copy today!
 

CELEBRATORY EVENTS AT THE BEARD HOUSE

The 25th Anniversary Dinner Series


We’re hard at work planning a special series of anniversary dinners featuring America’s greatest chefs, including many of the JBF Outstanding Chef Award–winning chefs featured in Best of the Best. Make sure to check JBF Events and jamesbeard.org/events for more information about these events as they are added to our schedule.

 

JBF FOOD CONFERENCE


As we move into our next quarter century, the Foundation has launched the annual JBF Food Conference and the James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards to address the issues surrounding the state of our food system and to recognize the innovators and pioneers working to secure a healthy, safe, and sustainable food world. Visit us at jamesbeard.org/education/conference for information about next year’s Food Conference and Leadership Awards.

 

 

2012 JBF AWARDS
 

We celebrated this special moment in our history at the annual James Beard Foundation Awards at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall. See who took home a medal at jamesbeard.org/awards

 

 

 

 

JBF Kitchen Cam