2019 James Beard Awards Key Dates

  • Monday, October 15, 2018 – Call for Entry Period Opens 
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019 – Semifinalist Announcement
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019 – Nominee Announcement 
  • Friday, April 26, 2019 – Media Awards Dinner, Pier 60, NYC 
  • Sunday May 5, 2019 – Leadership Awards Dinner, Chicago
  • Monday, May 6, 2019 – Awards Gala, Chicago
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