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Awards Mission Statement


The mission of the James Beard Awards is to recognize exceptional talent and achievement in the culinary arts, hospitality, media, and broader food system, as well as a demonstrated commitment to racial and gender equity, community, sustainability, and a culture where all can thrive.

2022 Awards 


Call for Entries are closed. The entry and recommendation period for the 2022 James Beard Awards was open from October 12 through November 30, 2021.

The 2022 Restaurant and Chef Awards Ceremony will take place in Chicago, on Monday, June 13. Stay tuned for more information on all Awards ceremonies. 

 

Audit Recommendations


In August 2020, the James Beard Awards announced an audit of policies and procedures. For more details about the Awards renewal please click here, including the full list of audit recommendations and press release announced in September 2021.

The 2022 Awards will be the first since changes to the Awards were made as a result of the audit. Visit our policies and procedures page for more information on updated award categories and eligibility. 


Watch the 2021 Broadcast:
Stories of Resilience and Leadership

 

The 2021 celebration, Stories of Resilience and Leadership, saluted the independent restaurant community, showcasing some of the organizations, leaders, and businesses that have made a significant impact in the industry and their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The show highlighted inspiring stories of passion, community, innovation, resilience, and leadership under extreme hardships during the pandemic. Those featured are representative of so many in the industry who played and continue to play a part in supporting their communities and the industry. Watch the full 2021 James Beard Awards celebration broadcast here.
 
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AWARDS KEY DATES

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June 13, 2022: Restaurant and Chef Awards ceremony in Chicago

Dates and details for the Leadership and Media ceremonies to be announced

AWARDS KEY DATES

Check back for updates.

June 13, 2022: Restaurant and Chef Awards ceremony in Chicago

Dates and details for the Leadership and Media ceremonies to be announced

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