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Gift-Giving is Easy Thanks to These Beard House Fellows

JBF Editors

December 06, 2022


Photo: Make Mish

This holiday season, deck the halls with some chef-made gifts. We’ve gathered a collection of gourmet goodies from our immensely talented alumni of the James Beard House Fellows program, presented by Capital One, from cookies to hot sauce and more. It’s a win-win—the opportunity to support up-and-coming food professionals while scoring delicious items for your friends, family, or yourself. Check out the list below for links and discount codes and start stuffing your stockings today! 

Photo: Deanna Coleman / OALUM Photography
Coquito Bon Bons
Theodore Coleman

Enjoy an eight-pack of Theodore’s Virgin Coquito-filled bon chocolate bon bons for some hand-painted holiday goodness. Use code l8rsvn for 15% your order. Learn more about Theodore

Photo: Jahqyad Austin
Jahqyad's Twist Cookies 
Jahqyad Austin 

Jahqyad's mission with Jahqyad's Twist is to unlock the great flavors of childhood, creating new moments and experiences through fun desserts. Sign up for the loyalty program to earn points and get rewards like discounts on your order. Learn more about Jahqyad.  

Photo: Make Mish
Make Mish Cake Mixes 
Mimi Chen 

Take a break from the ordinary with our cake mixes! Fun, easy, and delicious flavors to wow your palate. Use code MISHFITS10 for 10% off any order, or free shipping on any two mixes. Learn more about Mimi.  

Lay Alston in brown outfit sitting in a wheelchair behind a steel table with multiple loaves of cornbread in front of her photo by Clay Williams
Photo: Clay Williams
Sweet Potato Cornbread and Soul Seasoning 
Lay Alston 

Our freshly baked homemade sweet potato cornbread is moist, sweet, savory, and a perfect addition to your meal. Enjoy it for breakfast, with dinner, or as a late-night snack! Made with love, finished with brûléed sugar, and served with brown butter. Grab our Soul Seasoning—a two-ounce glass jar of our handcrafted spice blend inspired by the flavors of Gullah cuisine. It’s a versatile dry rub to season your protein, vegetables, or to add some extra flavor to your sauces, stews, and soups. Use code GRATITUDE for free shipping/delivery. Learn more about Lay.  

Read more about the James Beard House Fellows program.

The Beard House Fellows are part of our suite of programs that touch every step of a culinary career. Won't you consider giving a JBF Inspired Gift this year to help our mission to create a more equitable, sustainable, and delicious food industry? Donate now.