The 2015 James Beard Awards

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Live from Chicago!

The James Beard Awards Gala
Monday, May 4, 2015
Lyric Opera of Chicago

Tickets for the Awards Gala will be available to purchase on April 1, 2015.

Tickets to the Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Dinner, taking place on April 24, are available by invitation only. Please call 914.231.6180 or email boxoffice@jamesbeard.org for further details and ticket information.

Gala Awards Ticket Prices:
James Beard Foundation Members $450
General Public $500
Press $250 (Members of the media who are interested in covering the event must complete the 2015 JBF Awards Media Credentials Form.)

Box Office  
Bowen & Company, Event Producers
Phone: 914.231.6180
Fax: 914.231.6183
Email: boxoffice@jamesbeard.org
Office Hours: 10:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M. EST, Monday through Friday

*For more information about the VIP experience, please call Bowen & Company at 914.231.6180 or email boxoffice@jamesbeard.org.

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Special Promotion
Get ready to celebrate 25 years of the James Beard Awards with a snazzy JBF bow tie, courtesy of BowTie Cause. A portion of every purchase is donated to the James Beard Foundation. Purchase here.

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Mary Blanton Ogushwitz
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