The 2015 James Beard Awards

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The 2016 James Beard Awards

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The 2016 James Beard Awards Gala, hosted by Carla Hall, will take place at Lyric Opera of Chicago on Monday, May 2.

The 2016 JBF Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards, hosted by Ming Tsai, will take place at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers​ in New York City on Tuesday, April 26.

Learn about JBF Awards policies and proceduresFor more information, email us.

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2016 James Beard Awards Call for Entries

The entry period for the 2016 James Beard Awards has ended. We will announce our Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists on Wednesday, February 17. We will announce the final nominees in all James Beard Award categories on Tuesday, March 15, in San Francisco. 

2015 JBF Awards


See the full list of 2015 JBF Award winners, download images of winners, and watch archived footage of the ceremony on our Livestream channel.

Check out our photo galleries of the delicious food and dapper guests.


See the full list of 2015 JBF Award nominees.


The 2015 Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists were announced Wednesday, February 18.


2014 JBF Awards


See the full list of 2014 JBF Award winners, download images of winners, and watch archived footage of the ceremony on our Livestream channel.


See the complete list of 2014 JBF Award nominees. Watch (or listen to!) our 2014 Broadcast & New Media Award nominees. Check out the work created by our 2014 Journalism Award nominees.


Our 2014 JBF Award nominees were streamed live from Chicago.



The 2014 JBF Award semifinalists were streamed live from Orlando, Florida. See the full list of 2014 JBF Award semifinalists.

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