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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.
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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 27, 2018 and at the James Beard Awards Gala in Chicago on May 7, 2018. Check back in January of 2018 for more details to apply.
Event volunteering opportunities are available at the James Beard Awards Gala in Chicago on May 7, 2018; we are not seeking event volunteers for the Media Awards on April 27, 2018 in New York City. Check back in January of 2018 for more details to apply.
James Beard Foundation Membership and Program Inquiries:
212.675.4984 or 800.362.3273