To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re sharing 30 Years in 30 Days, an exclusive 30-episode digital series featuring noteworthy chefs and culinary icons who will help us tell the story of the Foundation’s history in honor of an exciting television special: 30 Years: A Celebration of the James Beard Foundation. The special, which premiered on Sunday, November 26 on ABC, featured appearances by industry icons Mario Batali, Daniel Boulud, Tom Colicchio, Traci des Jardins, Carla Hall, Emeril Lagasse, Jacques Pepin, Gail Simmons, Martha Stewart, Ming Tsai, and Marcus Samuelsson. If you missed the special premiere, don't fret: the program will re-air on Sunday, December 17, at 2:00 P.M. (ET) on ABC and is also available to stream online.
On this installment of 30 Years in 30 Days, we’ve got Beard Award winner Rick Bayless, who explains how JBF Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change changed his life and culinary career in a way he will never forget.
Hungry for more? Dive into the best stories and moments from JBF history through our 30 Years in 30 Days video series.