JBF Patron Program Events

James Beard Patron Program events are for our Patron Program members, a community of supporters who believe in an equitable and sustainable future for the food and beverage industry – one where everyone has the opportunities and resources to thrive. As valued members of our philanthropic community, Patron Program members receive custom JBF merchandise; access to exciting virtual and in-person events featuring leading chefs, beverage experts, and other industry professionals; complimentary access to VIP receptions and Champagne toasts at select national events; exclusive invitations to private patron events; and more.


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Upcoming Patron Program Events:

October 2023
Patron Program Reception (by invitation only)
Platform by JBF

December 2023
Patron Holiday Party (by invitation only)
James Beard House

Previous Events:

May 15, 2023
Patron Program Reception + Young Patrons Happy Hour
Platform by JBF

March 31, 2023
Private Patron Preview & Toast of Platform by JBF
Platform by JBF

March 7, 2023
Patron Program Beard House Reception
James Beard House

December 5, 2022
Patron Program Beard House Holiday Reception
James Beard House

September 20, 2022
Patron Program Beard House Reception​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​James Beard House

May 23, 2022
Stories From the Stove
Live on Zoom

March 21, 2022
Woodford Reserve Cocktail Demo & Legacy Network Conversation
Live on Zoom

December 7, 2021
Dough Wines Virtual Wine Tasting
Live on Zoom