The 2015 James Beard Awards

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Event Details

The Fourth Annual James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards: 
Recognizing Visionaries Creating a More Healthful, Sustainable, and Safe Food World


October 27, 2014
Hearst Tower, NYC

6:30 P.M. Cocktail Reception, 7:00 P.M. Awards Dinner


The 2014 Leadership Award recipients are to be honored at a dinner ceremony co-hosted by Good Housekeeping. The presentation will take place during the James Beard Foundation’s annual Food Conference on October 27 at Hearst Tower in New York City. The conference, Health & Food: Is Better Food the Prescription for a Healthier America? will take place on October 27 and 28 at Convene.


Both the Leadership Awards and the Food Conference further the work of the James Beard Foundation to highlight the importance of food and the culinary arts in our culture and to establish and support links between these arts, the community, and the key sustainability and public health issues of our time.


Tickets to the Leadership Awards dinner are available for $1,000 to the general public or for $500 for Food Conference attendees, and tables of ten are available for $10,000. A portion of each ticket or table purchase is tax-deductible as allowed by law. 


For event information or to purchase tickets, please contact Bowen & Company at 914.231.6180 or jamesbeard@bowenandco.com.


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