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The James Beard Foundation Celebrates the Life of Legendary Chef Charlie Trotter at 2014 Fall Gala

Norman Van Aken and Emeril Lagasse among Trotter’s Friends and Protégés Who Honored Influential Chef’s Legacy at Sold Out Fundraising Dinner

11/17/14

2015 Women in Culinary Leadership Grants Now Available

Applications are due December 16, 2015.

11/12/14

Highlights from James Beard Foundation’s Fifth Annual Food Conference

The Foundation hosted its fifth annual conference, themed "Health & Food: Is Better Food the Prescription for a Healthier America?", at Convene Conference Center in New York City on October 27 and 28.

10/29/14

JBF Now Accepting Entries for 2015 Awards

The Foundation also announces three new categories.

10/15/14

New James Beard Recipe App Debuts

Foundation’s New Platform Features Vegetable Recipes by JBF Award–Winning Chefs

09/08/14

JBF Hosts Fifth Chefs Boot Camp for Policy & Change

Culinary Leaders Gather to Learn Advocacy Skills Through the Lens of Access and Affordability of Food.

08/14/14

JBF Partners with The Clinton Foundation for America Cooks With Chefs, Launching The 800 Calorie Challenge, A New Cross-Platform Health & Wellness Initiative

America Cooks With Chefs today announced the launch of its 800 Calorie Challenge, a first-of-its-kind health and wellness initiative. America Cooks With Chefs is a collaboration between Palisades Media Ventures, The Clinton Foundation, and the James Beard Foundation and is sponsored by Deloitte and Weight Watchers.

08/12/14

JBF Presents Health & Food: Is Better Food the Prescription for a Healthier America?

Mark Bittman, Laurie David, Dr. Zeke Emanuel, Sam Kass, Marion Nestle, and Michael Pollan are among the thought leaders that will take a unique look at current health trends and more at the Fifth Annual JBF National Food Conference in New York City.

08/06/14

Bobby Flay Fêted at Chefs & Champagne®

The JBF Award–winning chef, restaurateur, and media personality was honored at the Foundation's annual Hamptons benefit and soirée.

07/28/14

JBF Names 2014 Leadership Award Recipients

ive honorees will be recognized for pioneering work in creating a more healthful, sustainable, and safe food world during the Foundation's fifth annual food conference.

07/17/14

Announcing the 2014 JBF Gala: Celebrating Charlie Trotter and the New American Cuisine

Late legendary toque to be celebrated with multi-course dining event led by Host Chef Norman Van Aken and brand new JBF Charlie Trotter Memorial Scholarship

07/09/14

JBF and Vermilion Present Women in Culinary Leadership All-Star Dinner & Panel Discussion

Food & Wine Editor in Chief Dana Cowin moderates influential panel of industry experts including Rohini Dey, Kristen Kish, Gail Simmons, Michael White, and Susan Ungaro

06/26/14

JBF’s Taste America® “Local Flavor from Coast to Coast” Visits Ten of America’s Dynamic Culinary Cities Presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred® Visa Signature®

Tickets on Sale for Cross Country Tour Providing Opportunity for Food Enthusiasts to Taste and Enjoy America’s Culinary Diversity

06/18/14

JBF and Vermilion Present Women in Culinary Leadership All-Star Dinner & Panel Discussion

Food & Wine Editor-in-Chief Dana Cowin moderates powerful panel with Rohini Dey, Kristen Kish, Gail Simmons, Michael White, and Susan Ungaro.

06/02/14

Chicago to Host the 2015 Beard Awards

The Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Dinner will remain in New York.

05/20/14

JBF Hosts Fourth Chefs Boot Camp for Policy & Change

Culinary leaders gather and grow a cohort of chef advocates.

04/22/14

Friends of the U.S. Pavilion Milano 2015 Officially Launches “American Food 2.0” Program, Welcomes the Nation’s Diverse Food Community to a Global Table

The Friends of the U.S. Pavilion Milano 2015 officially announced their launch, kicking off a year-long series of programs to highlight the importance of food security and sustainability, to demonstrate the strength of the U.S. ties with Italy and all of Europe, and to promote the incredible diversity of American food.

03/28/14

The James Beard Foundation Launches JBF Kitchen Cam

Behind-the-Scenes of Who and What is Cooking at the James Beard House Debuts with Daniel Boulud Dinner

03/27/14

JBF Unveils 2014 Culinary Scholarships

Over $450,000 in educational scholarships and professional grants available.

03/25/14

James Beard Foundation Names 2014 Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America Inductees

Six influential culinary professionals to be honored at the James Beard Foundation Awards on Monday, May 5, 2014, in New York City.

03/13/14

Bobby Flay Named Honoree of the James Beard Foundation’s 2014 Chefs & Champagne®

The Food Network star will headline the Foundation's annual soirée in the Hamptons.

03/12/14

Ted Allen and Mario Batali to Headline the 2014 James Beard Awards

Allen will be master of ceremonies, while Batali will act as gala chef chair.

03/10/14

JBF Names the 2014 America's Classics

This award is given to regional establishments, often family-owned, that are treasured for their quality food, local character, and lasting appeal.

02/27/14

Matt Haley to Receive 2014 Humanitarian of the Year Award

The Delaware-based chef, restaurateur, and global philanthropist will be honored at this year’s James Beard Awards in New York City.

02/03/14

JBF Partners with the Clinton Foundation to Launch America Cooks with Chefs: The 800 Calorie Challenge

Two influential nonprofits create cooking competition to promote the power of healthy eating in America.

01/14/14

Sirio Maccioni to Receive 2014 James Beard Award for Lifetime Achievement

The legendary restaurateur will be honored at this year’s James Beard Foundation Awards on Monday, May 5 at New York City's Lincoln Center.

01/13/14

JBF Launches Greens Membership Category for Foodies Under 40

The new membership category offers foodies under 40 an opportunity to discover New York City’s newest restaurants, chefs, and culinary trends at venues throughout the five boroughs.

01/13/14

For PR or media requests regarding the James Beard Foundation, please contact:

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