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The James Beard Awards
The 2014 JBF Award semifinalists were streamed live from Orlando, Florida.
Our 2014 JBF Award nominees will be announced on Tuesday, March 18, in Chicago. We'll be announcing the nominees in real time at twitter.com/beardfoundation. Stay tuned!
2014 JBF Awards Call for Entries
Submission deadlines for all James Beard Foundation Award categories have passed.
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JBF Awards Background
Covering all aspects of the industry—from chefs and restaurateurs to cookbook authors and food journalists to restaurant designers and architects and more—the Beard Awards are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America. The awards are presented each spring at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Nominees and winners are fêted at a weekend of events in New York City that has become the social and gastronomic highlight of the year.
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2013 JBF AwardsSee the complete list of 2013 JBF Award winners.
2012 JBF Awards
2012 JBF Award Winners
Television Show, On Location
Jamie Tiampo, EatTV With Jamie Tiampo
Host: Jamie Tiampo
Producers: Suzanne Glickstein, Jimmy McCoy, Jamie Tiampo
Humanitarian of the Year
Group Food Blog
The Salt: NPR's Food Blog
Individual Food Blog
Article: "Craving the Food of Depravity"
M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing
John T. Edge
Article: "BBQ Nation"
Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction
Article: “The Soup for Life”
Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award
Articles: "Animal Magnetism" , "Making their Move" , "Time for a Redo?", "The Very Tasty Liberation of Paris", "I heart SF", "Diner for Schmucks"
Environment, Food Politics, and Policy
Article: "The Sweet Science"
Food Culture and Travel
The Financial Times
Article: "Global Menu: Kicking Up a Stink"
Newspaper Food Section
Lesley Bargar Suter
Lesley Bargar Suter
Article: "The Hangover Part III"