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Call for Applicants: 2016 Women in Culinary Leadership Grant Features 20 Top Chef Mentors from Around the Country

Deadline for James Beard Foundation Applications is January 20, 2016.

12/10/15

The James Beard Foundation Celebrates the Culinary Legacy of the Big Apple at 2015 “New York, New York” Gala

More than $300,000 raised at sold-out fall fundraiser at the famed Rainbow Room

11/16/15

JBF Now Accepting Entries for 2016 Awards

The 2016 Awards gala will return to Chicago, while the Foundation's Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards dinner will remain in New York City.

10/15/15

JBF to Hold Eighth Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change

The policy and advocacy-focused gathering will take place in Shelburne, Vermont.

08/31/15

The James Beard Foundation Presents Rethinking the Future of Food

James Beard Award–winning chef José Andrés; Nathan Myhrvold, author of Modernist Cuisine; Dr. Ellen Stofan, Chief Scientist of NASA; Sam Kass, former Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition at the White House; and Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator, Department of Architecture and Design at MoMA, among the participants

08/03/15

JBF’s Third Annual Taste America®: “Local Flavor from Coast to Coast” Visits Ten of America’s Dynamic Culinary Cities this Fall

2015 All-Stars include Hugh Acheson, John Besh, April Bloomfield, Traci Des Jardins, Rocco DiSpirito, Tyler Florence, Mark Ladner, Tony Mantuano, Michel Nischan, Art Smith, and Jonathan Waxman

07/15/15

Chefs Congregate at Glynwood for JBF’s Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change

Advocacy and Policy Skills Sharpened at Intensive Three-Day Boot Camp

05/27/15

Chefs Congregate at Glynwood for James Beard Foundation’s Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change

Advocacy and Policy Skills Sharpened at Intensive Three-Day Boot Camp

05/27/15

James Beard Foundation Kicks Off Summer with Better Burgers

Better Burger Project™ will challenge chefs across the nation to include mushroom-­‐blended burgers on their menus.

05/18/15

Recipients Announced: The James Beard Foundation’s Women in Culinary Leadership Grant

Eight Women Commence Mentorship Program with Top Industry Leaders

04/22/15

The James Beard Foundation Unveils 2015 Culinary Scholarship Opportunities

Beginning April 1, over $500,000 in Educational Scholarships and Professional Grants Available

03/20/15

James Beard Foundation Names 2015 Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America Inductees

Five influential culinary professionals to be honored at the James Beard Foundation Awards on Monday, May 4, in Chicago.

03/13/15

Alton Brown and Carla Hall to Host 2015 Awards

Brown will host the James Beard Awards gala in Chicago, while Hall will host the annual Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards Dinner in New York City.

03/05/15

Chefs Heat Up Advocacy Skills at James Beard Foundation’s Chefs Boot Camp for Policy & Change

American chef advocates to convene at the Louisiana home of world-famous Tabasco® Sauce

03/02/15

JBF Names 2015 Limetime Achievement and Humanitarian of the Year Award Recipients

Chicago restaurteur Richard Melman will receive the Lifetime Achievement award; chef and sustainability pioneer Michel Nischan will receive Humanitarian of the Year.

01/26/15