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
JBF Members: $450
General Public: $500

Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Dinner
Friday, April 24, 2015
Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers, NYC
Individual Tickets: $350
Table for 10: $3,500

Awards Gala tickets will be available to JBF members and the general public starting on April 1. Tickets to the Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Dinner are available now. To purchase tickets for these events, click on the links in the box below. If you have a promo code, please enter it below and click "submit."

Press tickets: $250
Requests for press tickets are subject to approval. Please email mary.blanton@smapr.com and provide your name and media outlet.

Press passes
To be considered for free press credentials, please complete the 2015 JBF Awards Media Credentials Form. Specific details about confirmed coverage assignments must be provided. Forms must be completed by April 6.

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.

Recommended Accommodations
For the James Beard Awards in Chicago:

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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.

For PR Requests regarding the JBF awards, please contact:
Mary Blanton Ogushwitz
Susan Magrino Agency
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