Corporate Patron Membership

James Beard Foundation Corporate Membership provides our organization with a foundation of support for our transformative impact programming in the culinary industry.

Corporate Members make an annual contribution of $1,000 and can access the Patron Program as a compelling addition to their corporate philanthropy, employee benefits and recognition programs, and client cultivation and gifting strategy. Your Corporate Membership can also provide your company with a potentially sizable tax deduction.*

As a JBF Corporate Member, your organization makes an annual contribution of $1,000 and is entitled to the following benefits during the term of your agreement:

  • Opportunity to rent the historic James Beard House and Platform by JBF at Pier 57 for private events, subject to availability (venue rental, staffing, food and beverage costs are incremental)
  • Discounted tickets (10% off; up to 10 tickets) and priority access to events at Platform by JBF at Pier 57 prior to public sale
  • Presale access to nationwide Taste America events
  • Automatically be subscribed to JBF Beard Bites and Platform Newsletters. You can always subscribe to other JBF newsletters or opt-out at any time.

To discuss Corporate Memberships further and learn more about your membership options, please contact Persis Singh, Director of Development, at To view more information about the JBF Patron Program and membership levels, click here.

*Always consult with your tax preparer or accounting professional when ascertaining the tax deductibility of your membership. Our membership materials contain information on the estimated value of goods and services associated with each level of Patron membership.