Mary Blanton Ogushwitz
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Culinary and Wine Volunteers:
Culinary and wine volunteering opportunities are available at the Media Awards Dinner in New York City on April 26, 2019 and at the James Beard Awards Gala in Chicago on May 6, 2019. 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 volunteering opportunities are available at the James Beard Awards Gala in Chicago on May 6, 2019; we are not seeking event volunteers for the Media Awards on April 26, 2019 in New York City. Click here to complete event volunteer inquiry form for the Awards Gala and we will reach out as opportunities become available.