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James Beard Awards season is here.

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James Beard Award News

JBF has announced the 2017 Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists. Learn more.

JBF has announced its 2017 America's Classics award winners. Learn more

JBF has named the recipients of its 2017 Lifetime Achievement and Humanitarian of the Year awards. Learn more

The 2017 James Beard Awards Gala 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 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. 
 

 

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.

See photos from the 2016 James Beard Awards Gala in Chicago. See the complete lists of our 2016 James Beard Award nominees and Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists

 

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