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How to Follow the 2015 Beard Awards

Anna Mowry

Anna Mowry

April 24, 2015


Lyric Opera of Chicago

Not joining us at the ceremonies in Chicago or New York this year? Not a problem. It's easy to follow the Beards online.

Our Twitter feed will be fired up for tonight's Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards ceremony at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York, as well as for the James Beard Awards Gala at Lyric Opera of Chicago on May 4. Winners will be tweeted as they are announced on stage. As always, you can use hashtag #jbfa to participate in Awards-related tweeting.

Also on May 4, we'll be streaming the ceremony live at And make sure to come back to for Awards-related videos, winner recaps, and much more.

Visit our Instagram page tonight and on Monday, May 4, for snaps of winners, food by our talented gala chefs, and general revelry. If you're in attendance, go ahead and tag your own photos with #jbfa.

Happy Awards season!

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Presenting Sponsor Lexus

In-Association Sponsors HMSHost * The Illinois Office of Tourism * Mariano's

The James Beard Foundation gratefully acknowledges the generous support of:

The Chicago Department of Aviation * Choose Chicago * The Illinois Restaurant Association

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