James Beard Awards Season is Here.
James Beard Award News
JBF has announced the 2017 Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists. Learn more.
The 2017 James Beard Awards Gala, hosted by Jesse Tyler Ferguson of ABC's award-winning Modern Family, will take place on Monday, May 1, at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. The 2017 Media Awards (formerly known as the Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards) will be hosted by JBF Award winner Andrew Zimmern and held on Tuesday, April 25, at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City. The Awards will celebrate the thrilling ways that technology has strengthened our connections through food, from the blog post that sparks a trend, to the Instagrams that inspire us, and the shared images that become our portal to cuisine from far afield.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers
61 Chelsea Piers #300, NYC
Cocktail Reception: 6:00 P.M.
Awards Program and Dinner: 7:00 P.M.
Featuring a sit-down dinner prepared by James Beard Award–winning chefs
James Beard Awards Gala
Monday, May 1, 2017
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 North Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago
Awards Ceremony: 6:00 P.M.
After the ceremony, enjoy a walk-around tasting from past JBF Award winners and nominees
James Beard Awards Gala VIP Experience
Includes an exclusive pre-Awards reception, a sit-down dinner during the ceremony, and a reception featuring a walk-around tasting from past JBF Award winners and nominees. Learn more!
The 2016 James Beard Awards
See our full list of 2016 winners. The 2016 James Beard Awards Gala was hosted by Carla Hall, while the 2016 JBF Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards were hosted by Ming Tsai.