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30 Years in 30 Days: Sarah Grueneberg

JBF Editors

November 05, 2017


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 the 30 days leading up to an exciting television premiere: 30 Years: A Celebration of the James Beard Foundation, airing Sunday, November 26, at 4:00 P.M. (ET) on ABC. The exciting television special will feature 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, who will help us tell the story of our history and evolution.

On our tenth installment of 30 Years in 30 Days, we’ve got Chicago-based chef Sarah Grueneberg, who achieved her lifelong goal of winning a James Beard Award at the age of 35. Here, she shares what it means to be honored with a #jbfa in 2017.  

Watch the video above, and be sure to stay tuned as we continue to share these poignant pieces over the next month.