General Inquiries:

awards@jamesbeard.org
212.627.1111 x 583

Awards FAQs 

Awards Policies and Procedures

Awards Entry and Instructions 
 

Press Inquiries:

MAGRINO
212.957.3005
Mary Blanton Ogushwitz
JBFA@magrinopr.com

To apply for press credentials to the James Beard Awards in Chicago, please complete this form.
Please note, we make best efforts to accommodate all requests, but due to the overwhelming interest and demand, and limited seating and capacity, we may be unable to honor all requests.

See all James Beard Foundation press releases.
 

Sponsorship Inquiries:

David Bowen
Bowen & Company
914.231.6180
david@bowenandco.com 
 

Event and Box Office Inquiries:

boxoffice@jamesbeard.org
914.231.6180
 

Volunteering:

Culinary and Wine Volunteers:
Culinary and wine volunteering opportunities are available at the Media Awards Dinner in New York City on April 24, 2020 and at the James Beard Awards Gala in Chicago on May 4, 2020. For further details to apply to be a wine volunteer, click here. For further details to apply to be a culinary volunteer, click here.

Event Volunteers:
Event volunteering opportunities are available at the James Beard Awards Gala in Chicago on May 4, 2020. Click here to complete event volunteer inquiry form for the Awards Gala and we will reach out as opportunities become available.