March is Women's History Month, and all month long we're putting on events at the Beard House and beyond showcasing talented women from across the country—from chefs to bakers to distillers, and more! Check out the full lineup below:
On a Mission: Sarah Huck and Friends
Wednesday, March 6, at the James Beard House
Savoy Alum, author, and Kos Kaffe co-owner Sarah Huck teams up with fellow WEL alums from coast to coast. This event is part of the Audi #driveprogress dinner series at the James Beard House supporting our Women's Leadership Programs.
Women Chefs Rule: Immigration of Flavor
Friday, March 8, at the James Beard House
We can’t think of a better partner to help us celebrate International Women’s Day than Women Chefs and Restaurateurs, who use education, connection, and inspiration to promote women across the food industry. This year, in collaboration with WCR, we’ve assembled a roster of renowned first-generation immigrant chefs who, through their culture and cuisine, represent four continents and a truly global palate.
JBF x SXSW Presents A Celebration of International Women's Day
Saturday, March 9, at Eden East Farm, Austin
Join the James Beard Foundation, SXSW, the PepsiCo Foundation, and CARE for an intimate dinner prepared by three acclaimed female chefs in honor of International Women’s Day.
On a Mission: Kelly Fields and Ann Marshall
Thursday, March 14, at the James Beard House
Multiple Beard Award nominee Kelly Fields joins her WEL classmate Ann Marshall, co-founder of Hire Wire Distilling Co., for an unforgettable taste of the South. This event is part of the Audi #driveprogress dinner series at the James Beard House supporting our Women's Leadership Programs.
On a Mission: Kathleen Blake
Thursday, March 21, at the James Beard House
WEL Fellow and four-time Beard Award semifinalist Kathleen Blake brings the farm-to-table delights of her acclaimed eatery the Rusty Spoon up north. This event is part of the Audi #driveprogress dinner series at the James Beard House supporting our Women's Leadership Programs.
On a Mission: Amy Brandwein
Thursday, March 28, at the James Beard House
Two-time Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic nominee Amy Brandwein returns to the Beard House with her all-female team for a not-to-be-missed fresh, Italian feast. Part of the Audi #driveprogress dinner series at the James Beard House this month supporting our Women's Leadership Programs.
Or Order In!
Can't make it to a dinner? You can still support women in the culinary industry through our partnership with Grubhub's RestaurantHER Initiative. For the month of March, Grubhub diners can take part in RestaurantHer by choosing to “Donate the Change”—rounding up their order to the nearest dollar and donating the difference to the Beard Foundation's Women's Leadership programs. Learn more at restauranther.com.
To view all upcoming Beard House dinners and book your seat, check out our events calendar.
The JBF Women’s Leadership Programs are presented by Audi.