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All events are free unless otherwise noted.

 

Tuesday, March 2


Industry Support Webinar: Reducing Food Waste with ReFed
2:00 P.M. ET
Featuring: Dana Gunders, Executive Director, ReFed, San Francisco; Jennifer Hill Booker, Your Resident Gourmet, Atlanta; and moderated by Ashley Kosiak, Impact Programs Manager, James Beard Foundation

According to ReFed’s recently released Insights Engine, the total amount of food waste has leveled off since 2016 after increasing by 11.9% in the earlier part of the decade, and per capita food waste has actually decreased by 2% over the last three years. But there’s still a long way to go in order to meet the U.S. goal of reducing food waste by 50% by 2030. In this webinar we’ll talk about food waste reduction and what the restaurant industry can do, with ReFed executive director Dana Gunders and chef Jennifer Hill Booker.
Register here.

Monday, March 8


International Women's Day: Celebrating Black Women in Beverage
7:00 P.M. ET
Featuring: Beny Ashburn, CEO and Co-Founder, Crowns & Hops Brewing Co.; Myriam Jean-Baptiste, Co-Founder, LS Cream Liqueur; Chrishon Lampley, Founder, Love Cork Screw; Marvina Robinson, Founder and CEO, B. Stuyvesant Champagne; and moderated by LaShana Daniels, Creator, Do It For The Cocktail Culture and The Libation Librarian and Ashlee Tuck, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Will Drink For Travel

For this year's International Women's Day, we’re raising a glass and celebrating the incredible Black women making their mark on the beverage world. In this special conversation—presented in collaboration with Will Drink for Travel and Do It For The Cocktail Culture—a powerhouse group of professionals will share their stories and the joys of being movers and shakers in this industry, from distilling, to fermenting, to brewing!
Register here.

Tuesday, March 9


Women’s History Month: Honoring Indigenous Women in America’s Food System
2:00 P.M. ET
Featuring: Rochelle Adams, Native People's Action, Anchorage, AK; Denisa Livingston, Diné Community Advocacy Alliance, Navajo Nation; Rosalyn LaPier, Writer, Ethnobotanist, and Environmental Activist, Blackfeet Nation; Vanessa Casillas, Gatherings Café, Minneapolis; and moderated by A-dae Romero-Briones, First Nations Development Institute, Longmont, CO 

In honor of Women's History Month, the James Beard Foundation is celebrating  Indigenous women and their invaluable work in American food spaces. In this special storytelling panel curated by our community partner First Nations Development Institute, we’ll hear and learn from contemporary Indigenous women who are rooted in their community food systems—from protecting the environment, to feeding elders, to serving future generations.
Register here.

Thursday, March 11


Sustainable Seafood with Gregory Gourdet
Presented by The Marine Stewardship Council
6:00 P.M. ET
James Beard Award Nominee Gregory Gourdet, Kann, Portland, OR

James Beard Award–nominated chef, restaurateur, and Top Chef all-star Gregory Gourdet is renowned for drawing inspiration from across the globe while maintaining his commitment to health and balance. As ambassador for the Marine Stewardship Council U.S. (MSC) and contributor to MSC’s new digital Healthy Oceans Too cookbook, his mission is to celebrate the versatility of the ingredients while educating food enthusiasts on the power of their choices. 

For this live event, Gourdet will showcase two mouthwatering dishes, provide exclusive tips, and guide us on best practices in selecting seafood that is good for us and the planet.

For more information, click here!

Tuesday, March 16

Industry Support Webinar: Foundations: How a Strong Start Can Launch Your Career 
presented by Kendall College

2:00 P.M. ET
Featuring: Jennifer Hill Booker, Your Resident Gourmet, Atlanta; Greg Baxtrom, Olmsted and Maison Yaki, Brooklyn, NY; and moderated by Victoria Jordan Rodriguez, Director of Sponsor Relations, James Beard Foundation

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, aspiring chefs knew that culinary school wasn't the only way to learn the craft. But laying a firm foundation, from mentorship to education, can provide a strong base and network on which to build a career in the food world. Join us as we speak to a panel of esteemed chefs and entrepreneurs about their current projects, pivots, and career milestones, and how the foundations they laid early on helped to pave the way.
Register here.

Wednesday, March 17

Know Your Black History: Vegan Edition
presented by Oatly

7:00 P.M. ET
Featuring: Francesca Chaney, Founder and CEO, Sol Sips; Shenarri Greens, Executive Chef, Cadence, NYC; Tracye McQuirter, MPH, Author and Vegan Educator; moderated by Casandra Rosario, Food Before Love, NYC

Any conversation about veganism has to include the African diaspora. Plant-based cooking has long been a part of Black culture, from meals to medicinal remedies that heal and nourish communities. The growing Afro-Vegan world thrives on education and growth, and for this special event, our panelists will discuss how they revolutionize veganism within the Black community one plate at a time. 
Register here.

Thursday, March 25

Industry Support Webinar: What is the Future of Food?
presented by Deloitte
2:00 P.M. ET
Featuring: Amy Brandwein, Chef/Owner, Centrolina and Piccolina, Washington, D.C.; Chris Shepherd, Chef/Owner, One Fifth and Southern Smoke, Houston; Joel Gamoran, Chef/Founder, Homemade; Jean Chick, Deloitte; and moderated by Clare Reichenbach, CEO, James Beard Foundation 

In early 2020, in collaboration with the James Beard Foundation, Deloitte asked three innovative chefs to share their vision on what the future of food might look like for the United States. Now one year (and one pandemic!) later, we’re asking chefs Amy Brandwein, Chris Shepherd, and Joel Gamoran, along with Deloitte’s Jean Chick, to reflect, share lessons learned, and offer more creative and imaginative ways to propel the industry into a more sustainable and delicious future.
Register here.

Monday, April 5

Spotlight on Brut Rosé: A Virtual Tasting with J Vineyards
6:30 P.M.
Featuring Nicole Hitchcock, Victoria Gaeta, and Lindsey Auchter, J Vineyards & Winery
For more information, click here.
 

Past Virtual Events

Savoring Coffee, in Sips and Bites
Presented by Lavazza
JBF Outstanding Pastry Chef award nominee Natasha Pickowicz, NYC

Bar Director Lynnette Marrero, Llama San and Llama Inn, NYC and co-founder Speed Rack
For more information, click here.

Thursday, February 25
Industry Support Webinar: The FEED Act is Back
Featuring: Nate Bentham, Office of Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA, 5th District); Monica Gonzales, Share Our Strength; Nate Mook, World Central Kitchen; and moderated by Ashley Kosiak, Impact Programs Manager, James Beard Foundation.

Wednesday, February 24
Greens NYC: Warm Up, Wine Down: At Home with The Musket Room
Mary Attea and Camari Mick, The Musket Room, NYC

Wednesday, February 24
Industry Support Webinar: Making Mental Health Hospitable: A Q&A with Not 9 to 5
Featuring: Hassel Aviles, Executive Director, Not 9 to 5, and Principal Consultant, Reunion/Ovare Group, Toronto and Laura Green, LPC and Founder, Healthy Pour
View recording.

Wednesday, February 17
Know Your Black History: Tracing the African Diaspora’s Flavors and Techniques

Featuring: Jackie Summers, JackFromBrooklyn Inc, NYC.; Julia Coney, Black Wine Professionals; Valerie Erwin, Chef and Food Justice Activist, Philadelphia; Erick Williams, Virtue Restaurant & Bar, Chicago; and moderated by Casandra Rosario, Food Before Love, NYC 
View recording.

 
Wednesday, February 10
Lunar New Year—Cooking for Good Fortune

James Beard Award-winning cookbook author, culinary historian, stir fry guru, and wok therapist Grace Young.
James Beard Award Nominee Brandon Jew, Mister Jiu's, San Francisco
 

Thursday, February 4
Greens Chicago: New Year, No Waste
Andrew Sikkelerus, Barrio, Chicago

Pepe Fernandez, Barrio, Chicago
This event is for JBF Greens Members.

 
Thursday, December 10
Industry Support Webinar: Mental Health and The Holidays 
Featuring: Billy Alexander, Executive Chef and Culinary Advisor, Caldwell First Nation, Leamington, Ontario; Kris Hall, Founder, Burnt Chef Project, United Kingdom; Hardette Harris, Us Up North, Shreveport, LA; and moderated by Hassel Aviles, Marketing and Event Specialist and Co-Founder and Ariel Coplan, Executive Chef and Co-Founder, Not 9 to 5, Toronto
 
Wednesday, December 9
Industry Support Webinar: National Pastry Day—Tips and Tricks for Holiday Retail
Featuring: Tina Stevens, A Girl Named Pinky; Bianca McLaren Esmond, SevenRooms; Adrian Lipscombe, Uptown Cafe and the 40 Acres and a Mule Project, La Crosse, WI; and moderated by Victoria Jordan Rodriguez, Director of Sponsor Relations, James Beard Foundation
 
Tuesday, December 8

Greens NYC and Chicago: JBF Greens Virtual Holiday Party
Cedric Harden, River Roast, Chicago
Ayesha Nurdjaja, Shuka, NYC
This event is for JBF Greens Members. Become a Greens member.

Thursday, December 3
Mediterranean Masterpiece Presented by All-Clad Metalcrafters
JBF Award Winner Ana Sortun

Oleana and Sofra Bakery, Cambridge, MA

Sarma, Somerville, MA  
For more information, click here.

 

Thursday, December 3
Industry Support Webinar: What the 2020 Election Means for Food Policy

Featuring: Eyang Garrison, Deputy Chief of Staff & Legislative Director, Office of Representative Marcia Fudge; Tricia Griffin, NVG, LLC; Jacqlyn Schneider, Deputy Staff Director, U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; and moderated by Ashley Kosiak, Impact Programs Manager, James Beard Foundation
 
Tuesday, December 1
You Are Not Alone—World AIDS Day 2020 presented by DGBM

Featuring: Jeffrey Ybes-Feliz a.k.a. Leo Donato, NYC; Tanya Asapansa Walker, NYC; and Reverend Michael Crumpler, Unitarian Universalist Association, NYC
 
Tuesday, December 1
Industry Support Webinar: Reinventing the Bar and Cocktail presented by White Claw

Featuring: LaShana Daniels, Do It For The Cocktail Culture; Jes Gutierrez-Switaj, The Sauceress; Kysha Harris, SCHOP!; Lucky Michaels, New-York Historical Society; and moderated by Colleen Vincent, VP of Community, James Beard Foundation
 
Wednesday, November 18
Industry Support Webinar: I’m Not Alone @ The Table presented by DGBM

Featuring: Elton Naswood, Navajo Nation; Elena Terry, Wild Bearies; Mavis-Jay Sanders and Sicily Sierra, Food + People, NYC; Michael Crumpler, Unitarian Universalist Association, NYC; Yusuf Bin-Rella, Slow Food USA; and moderated by VP of Community Colleen Vincent, James Beard Foundation
 
Tuesday, November 17
Industry Support Webinar: JBF, NRA, and IRC: Restaurant Leadership and the Pandemic

Featuring: President & CEO Tom Bené, National Restaurant Association; COO Erika Polmar, Independent Restaurant Coalition; CEO Clare Reichenbach, James Beard Foundation; Author, Chef, Activist, TV Personality & Producer Andrew Zimmern, and moderatedand convened by James Beard Foundation Trustee and Women's Leadership Advocate Rohini Dey, Ph.D., Vermilion
 
Wednesday, November 11
Industry Support Webinar: You Can Adapt—Tools and Creative Solutions
Featuring: Executive Director Behzad Jamshidi, Moosh NYC; Vaughn Tan, ReThink Food, NYC and Wellcome Collection, London; and moderated by VP of Community Colleen Vincent, James Beard Foundation
 
Tuesday, November 10

Cocktails and Ceviche: An Introduction to Nikkei Cuisine
Erik Ramirez and Natasha Bermudez, Llama San, NYC

Monday, November 2
Industry Support Webinar: Back to Business—Creating an Agile Business Model presented by Audi

2:00 P.M. ET
Featuring: Stephanie O'Rourk and Stephen Mancini, CohnReznick; and moderated by Impact and Events Coordinator Megan Storms.

Thursday, October 29
Industry Support Webinar: Running a Restaurant during COVID-19—A Trans-Atlantic Conversation

Featuring: Camilla Marcus, west~bourne, Relief Opportunities for All Restaurants, and Independent Restaurant Coalition; Nicolas Chatenier, Les Grandes Tables du Monde; Ann Kim, Pizzeria Lola, Hello Pizza, Young Joni, and Sooki & Mimi; Frédéric Duca, Rooster, Paris; Célia Tunc, Collège Culinaire de France; and moderated by Chief Strategy Officer Mitchell Davis, James Beard Foundation View recording.

Industry Support Webinar: Back to Business—Mentorship presented by Audi
Featuring: Suzanne Cups, 232 Bleecker, NYC and Anita Lo, NYC
View recording.

 
(Cancelled) Tuesday, October 27
Exploring the Power of Volcanic Wines

in partnership with Wine Enthsiast
Host Susan Kostrzewa Editor-in-Chief, Wine Enthusiast media
Guest chef Ayesha Nurdjaja Shuka, NYC

 

Monday, October 19

Industry Support Webinar: Back to Business—Mental Health presented by Audi
Featuring: Marketing & Event Specialist and Co-Founder Hassel Aviles and Executive Chef and Co-Founder Ariel Coplan, Not 9 to 5, Toronto
View recording.

 
Sunday, October 18
Taste America® presented by Capital One®
A national event celebrating your local restaurant community.
 
Taste America will bring chefs and diners from across the country together for a virtual communal dinner to eat, celebrate local independent restaurants, and support efforts to re-build a more sustainable and equitable industry.
Click here to view participating cities.
 
 

Wednesday, October 14
Industry Support Webinar: Back to Business—Conflict Resolution and Mediation presented by Audi

Featuring Sarah Diehl, Empowered Hospitality; Charles Seich, Ferris Restaurant, Good Behavior Rooftop Bar, and Paper Coffee Shop; Amy Zhou, Cote Korean Steakhouse and Wine Empowered; and moderated by Impact Programs Manager Ashley Kosiak
View recording.

 
Tuesday, October 13

Industry Support Webinar: Indigenous Food Economics
Featuring: Enrique Salmón, Cal State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA; Kamuela Joseph Nui Enos, University of Hawaiʻi, HI; and moderated by A-dae Romero-Briones, First Nations Development Institute, Longmont, CO 
View Recording.

Thursday, October 8

I Am What I Eat—Nutrition and Mental Health
Featuring: Mavis-Jay Sanders and Sicily Sierra, Food + People, NYC; Private Chef Shorne Benjamin, NYC; Program Officer Daphene Altema-Johnson, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Baltimore; Personal Trainer and Holistic Health Practitioner Debra Duby, Brooklyn, NY; and moderated by VP of Community Colleen Vincent, James Beard Foundation

As part of the 2020 In My Mind Conference (a global gathering by and for LGBTQ+ people of color) the James Beard Foundation is curating an exciting double-feature. First, a kitchen chat and demo with Brooklyn-based chefs Mavis-Jay Sanders and Sicily Sierra, followed by a lively panel discussion on nutrition, community resilience, and mental health, moderated by vice president of community Colleen Vincent.

Learn more about the In My My Conference here.

Tuesday, October 6

Savoring Seafood, Mediterranean Style with Marcus Samuelsson
presented by Genova Premium Tuna and King Oscar
For more information, click here.

Wednesday, September 30

Industry Support Webinar: Using Social Media and PR for Immediate Impact presented by Capital One
Featuring: Corporate Communications Manager Devon Gunn, Enterprise Brand Social & Content Strategy Senior Manager Blair Matthews, and Enterprise Brand Social Media and Content Marketing Strategy Manager Bridgette Beyer, Capital One; and moderated by Director of Sponsor Relations Victoria Jordan Rodriguez, James Beard Foundation
View recording.

Greens NYC: Sushi at Home: How to Hand Roll
Maiko Kyogoku and Emily Yuen, Bessou, NYC

Tuesday, September 29
Industry Support Webinar: Underutilized Beef Cuts Across the Menu presented by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, on behalf of the Beef Checkoff

Featuring: Executive Director of Meat Science Bridget Wasser, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff; Chef/Owner Adam Hegsted, Eat Good Group, Liberty Lake, WA; Chef/Owner Esther Choi, Mokbar and Ms. Yoo, NYC; Jennifer Hill Booker, Your Resident Gourmet, Atlanta; and moderated by Impact Programs Manager Emily Rothkrug, James Beard Foundation
 
Tuesday, September 22

Industry Support Webinar: Beef Industry from Pasture to Plate presented by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, on behalf of the Beef Checkoff
Featuring: Cattle Rancher Katie Brenny, Brenny Farms, MN; Feedlot Manager Buck Wehrbein, Mead Cattle Co., Mead, NE; Josh White, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff; Chef Lamar Moore, Bugsy & Meyer’s Steakhouse, Las Vegas; Dr. Howard Conyers, Manning, SC; and moderated by Impact Programs Manager Emily Rothkrug, James Beard Foundation
View recording.

Monday, September 21
Industry Support Webinar: So, This Is Awkward...How to Have Uncomfortable Conversations presented by Captal One

Featuring: Senior Manager Human Resources Consultant Nicole Rossel and HR Specialist Tasha Smith, Capital One and moderated by Director of Sponsor Relations Victoria Jordan Rodriguez, James Beard Foundation
View recording.


Wednesday, September 16
Greens NYC: Reinventing Ready-to-Eat with CookUnity
Esther Choi, Mŏkbar, Brooklyn, NY
Akhtar Nawab, Alta Calidad, Brooklyn, NY
 

Tuesday, September 15
Industry Support Webinar: Build Back Better—Practical Safety Solutions

Performance Solutions Product Manager Jeremy Coffin, Day & Nite; President Jon Last, Sports & Leisure Research Group; Chef Albert Di Meglio, Barano, Brooklyn, NY; President Douglas Mass, Cosentini; and moderated by President/CEO Matthew Sher, Day & Nite
View recording.

Monday, September 14
Industry Support Webinar: Cash Flow and Business Credit Basics presented by Capital One

Featuring: Financial Access Educator Sean Chrysostom, Capital One; Business Development New York Team Lead Sandra Bojorque, Accion, NYC; and moderated by Director of Sponsor Relations Victoria Jordan Rodriguez, James Beard Foundation
View recording.

Thursday, August 27
Industry Support Webinar: Your Voice Matters—VOTE

Featuring: Reema Ahmad, Movement Voter Project; Kevin Ballen, Vote Early Day; Keara Fenzel, Impactual; chef Deborah Van Trece, Twisted Soul Cookhouse, Atlanta; and moderated by chef Evan Hanczor, Egg, Brooklyn, NY
View recording.

 
Wednesday, August 26

James Beard Media Awards at Home: The Wok Therapist Will See You Now
Panelist: Grace Young, The Stir Fry Guru and cookbook author (2020 James Beard Broadcast Media Award: Online Video, Fixed Location and/or Instructional, 2011 James Beard Book Award: International) and Harrison Jeffs, Filmmaker
Moderated by Hsiao-Ching Chou, James Beard Book Awards committee chair and author of Chinese Soul Food
View recording.

Gather Film Q&A—The Fight to Reclaim Native Foodways
Featuring: Director Sanjay Rawal; Executive Producer A-dae Romero-Briones, First Nations Development Institute, Longmont, CO; Seed and Knowledge Keeper Twila Cassadore, I-Collective; Journalist Kim Baca, Indian Country Today; and moderated by Vice President of Community Colleen Vincent, James Beard Foundation.
View recording.

Thursday, August 20
Industry Support Webinar: Your Voice Matters—Congress, Constituents, and the RESTAURANTS Act

Featuring: Robert Murray, Legislative Director, Office of Senator Roger Wicker; Patti Ross, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Moderated by Tiffany Derry, chef and restaurateur, Tiffany Derry Concepts and Roots Chicken Shak.
View recording.

 
Wednesday, August 19

Industry Support Webinar: Build Back Better—Wages and Benefits
Featuring: Chef/Owner Judy Ni, Bao.logy, Philadelphia; Chef/Owner James Mark, Big King and North, Providence, RI; and moderated by Impact and Community Coordinator Debbie Holloway, James Beard Foundation
View recording.
 

Greens NYC and Chicago: Roti: The Art of an Indian Staple
Yoshi Yamada, Superkhana International, Chicago

 
Tuesday, August 18
Industry Support Webinar: Farmworkers in the Food System

Featuring: Gerardo Reyes Chávez, Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Immokalee, FL; Attorney Andrea Schmitt, Columbia Legal Services, Seattle; Executive Director Mily Treviño-Sauceda, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, Oxnard, CA; Pacific Northwest Regional Director Victoria Ruddy, United Farm Workers, WA; Farmworker and Founder Carmen Obeso, De Campesino A Campesino, Oxnard, CA; Translator Diveli Perez; and Moderated by Senior Reporter Gosia Wozniacka, Civil Eats
View recording.
 

Wednesday, August 12
Greens NYC: Summer Nights, Summer Rolls
Dennis Ngo, Di An Di, Brooklyn, NY

 

Thursday, August 13
Industry Support Webinar: Your Voice Matters–Social Media for Social Good

Featuring: Clay Williams, Black Food Folks, NYC; chef Paola Velez, Bakers Against Racism and Maydan, Washington, D.C.; and Matt McClure, The Hive at 21c, Bentonville, AR; and Moderated Angela Garbacz, Goldenrod Pastries, Lincoln, NE
View recording.

Wednesday, August 12
James Beard Media Awards at Home: Beard on Books: Quarantine Cooking

Panelists: Amy Chaplin, author of Whole Food Cooking Every Day (James Beard Book Award: Vegetable-Focused Cooking)
Yohanis Gebreyesus, author of Ethiopia (James Beard Award: International)
Leo Robitschek, author of The NoMad Cocktail Book (James Beard Award: Beverage with Recipes)
Moderated by Hsiao-Ching Chou, James Beard Book Awards committee chair and author of Chinese Soul Food

Some food books inspire you to eat. The best cookbooks inspire you to get into the kitchen. Join these award-winning authors for a collection of live demonstrations that will showcase the fine storytelling, recipe writing, and cooking skills that earned them their James Beard Book Awards.

View recording.
Want to make the demonstrated recipes yourself? View here

Tuesday, August 11
Industry Support Webinar: Fresh Food or Shelf-Stable? Exploring Factors of a Modern Diet

 

Featuring: James Beard Leadership Award Winner and Director of the Food and Environment Program Dr. Ricardo Salvador (Zapotec), Union of Concerned Scientists; Attorney, Judge, and Traditional Food Advocate Hillary Renick (Pomo/Paiute); Kalen Goodluck, High Country News; and Moderated by A-dae Romero-Briones, First Nations Development Institute, Longmont, CO
View recording

Monday, August 10
Industry Support Webinar: Let's Talk About Mental Health

Featuring: Marketing & Event Specialist and Co-Founder Hassel Aviles and Executive Chef and Co-Founder Ariel Coplan, Not 9 to 5, Toronto; and Moderated by VP of Community Colleen Vincent, James Beard Foundation
View recording

Thursday, August 6
Industry Support Webinar: Your Voice Matters—Storytelling for Advocacy

Featuring: Kandia Johnson, Founder & Chief Experience Officer, Kandid Conversations; Roshara Sanders, culinary advocate humanitarian and Chefs Boot Camp alumni; Dawn Padmore, Vice President of Culinary Marketing, Karlitz & Company; and Janina Lagemann-Doné, Strategy Director, Giant Spoon; and moderated by Preeti Mistry, Chef, Entrepreneur, Author: The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook
View recording.

 
Tuesday, August 4
Industry Support Webinar: Simple Steps to COVID-19 Supply Chain Resilience
 

Featuring: VP Nancy Schwartz-Brooks, Sysco Corporation; National Account Manager Brittany Kepple, Hoffmaster; VP Patrick Lynch, Foodbuy LLC; and Owner/Operator Subrina Collier, The Yolk Cafe and Leah and Louise, Charlotte, NC; and moderated by Andrew Greene, Chartwells Higher Education Division
View recording.

 
Thursday, July 30
Industry Support Webinar: Your Voice Matters: Food Policy in COVID-19
 
Featuring: Eyang Garrison, Office of Representative Marcia Fudge; Eric Deebles, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition; Monica Gonzales, Share Our Strength; Katherine Miller, James Beard Foundation; and moderated by Patricia Griffin, NVG.
 
Wednesday, July 29
Greens NYC and Chicago: The Magic of Mixers: Unusual Pairings and New Cocktail Trends
 
Fanny Chu, Donna, Brooklyn, NY
Presented by Fever-Tree Premium Mixers

 

Wednesday, July 29
James Beard Media Awards at Home: You Don't Know L.A. Until You Know L.A. Taco
 
Panelist: Javier Cabral, Editor-in-Chief at L.A. Taco (James Beard Journalism Award: Emerging Voice)
Moderated by Gustavo Arellano, Features Writer for the Los Angeles Times and James Beard Journalism Awards committee member
View recording.

 

Tuesday, July 28
Industry Support Webinar: Build Back Better: Sustainability and Viability of Local Agriculture

Featuring: Melanie Brown, Salmon State, Bristol Bay, AK; David Shields, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Germaine Jenkins, Future Farm Inc., North Charleston, SC; Ian Boden, The Shack and The Staunton Grocery,
Staunton, VA; and moderated by VP of Community Colleen Vincent, James Beard Foundation.
View Recording.
 
 
Thursday, July 23

Industry Support Webinar: Your Voice Matters: Chefs at Work in Policy and Change

Featuring: Chefs Kevin Mitchell (SC); Judy Ni (PA); Sadhana Raj (AZ); and moderated by Impact Programs Manager Ashley Kosiak, James Beard Foundation.
View Recording.
 

Wednesday, July 22

Greens NYC and Chicago: The Magic of Mixers: Mules and Spritzes

Fanny Chu, Donna, Brooklyn, NY
Presented by Fever-Tree Premium Mixers
 

Wednesday, July 22

Industry Support Webinar: COVID-19 and Local Food: Challenges and Opportunities

Featuring: James Beard Leadership Award Winner and Executive Director Cornelius Blanding, The Federation of Southern Cooperatives; Executive Director Dena Leibman, Future Harvest; CEO/Farmer/Co-Owner Lindsey Lusher Shute, Farm Generations and Hearty Roots Community Farm; Farmer/Co-Owner/Manager Wendy Johnson, Jóia Food Farm and Center View Farms; and moderated by Senior Policy Reporter Lisa Elaine Held, Civil Eats
View Recording.
 

Thursday, July 16
Industry Support Webinar: Save Restaurants—The RESTAURANTS Act

Featuring: Chefs Gregory Gourdet (OR), Danielle Leoni (AZ), Sue Bette (VT), and Bobby Stuckey (CO), Independent Restaurant Coalition; and moderated by Impact Programs Manager Ashley Kosiak, James Beard Foundation
View Recording.
 
 
Wednesday, July 15

Greens NYC and Chicago: The Magic of Mixers: Highballs and Tonics

Fanny Chu, Donna, Brooklyn, NY
Presented by Fever-Tree Premium Mixers
 

Wednesday, July 15
James Beard Media Awards at Home: Representation in Food Media

Panelists:
Pati Jinich, host of Pati's Mexican Table (Broadcast Media: Television Program, in Studio or Fixed Location winner)
Marc Fennell, host of It Burns (Broadcast Media: Audio Program winner)
Amanda Kludt, Editor-in-chief of Eater
Moderated by Debbie Mitchell, CEO/ Founder of Deborah Mitchell Media Associates and Past Vice-Chair of the Broadcast Media Awards committee
View recording.

 
Tuesday, July 14

Industry Support Webinar: Lessons From Indigenous Food Models in a Time of Pandemic

Featuring Petra Harmon One Hawk, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Valerie Segrest, Native American Agriculture Fund; and moderated by A-dae Romero-Briones, First Nations Development Institute, Longmont, CO
View recording.


Monday, July 13
Industry Support Webinar: Gatekeeping in the Hospitality Industry

Featuring: James Beard Award Winner Will Guidara, Welcome Conference; Tahiirah Habibi, The Hue Society; Justin Gaines, Lou Reda’s: An American Table, Rocky Mount, NC; Erick Williams, Virtue Restaurant & Bar, Chicago; Omar Tate, Honeysuckle Projects, NYC; Enrika Williams, Fauna Foodworks, Jackson, MS; and moderated by James Beard Award Winner JJ Johnson, Field Trip Harlem, NYC and Just Eats with Chef JJ
View recording.
 

Thursday, July 9

Industry Support Webinar: The PRIME Act: Regulations, Ranchers, and Restaurants

Featuring: Rhiannon Hampson, Office of Representative Chellie Pingree, Washington, D.C.; Duskie Estes, ZAZU Catering + Farm, Sebastopol, CA; Butcher and Educator Bryan Mayer, Hawaii; and moderated by Impact Manager Ashley Kosiak, James Beard Foundation
View recording.
 

Tuesday, July 7

Industry Support Webinar: COVID-19 and Supply Chains

Featuring: Andrew Greene, Compass Group; Chef Adrian Lipscombe, Uptown Cafe and the 40 Acres and a Mule Project, La Crosse, WI; Director of Programs for Native Agriculture and Food Systems A-dae Romero-Briones, First Nations Development Institute, Longmont, CO; and moderated by VP of Community Colleen Vincent, James Beard Foundation
View recording.
 

Wednesday, July 1
Greens NYC: Quarantine Cocktails: Waste Not Edition
 
Claire Sprouse, Hunky Dory, Brooklyn, New York
 
 
Wednesday, July 1
James Beard Media Awards at Home: Who Gets to Talk About Southern Food?

Panelists: Dr. Cynthia Greenlee, scholar, writer and editor (Journalism: Foodways); Chris Smith, author of The Whole Okra (Book: Reference, History, and Scholarship Winner); and Betsy Shepherd, reporter for Gravy (Broadcast Media: Audio Reporting Winner).
Moderated by Adrian Miller, James Beard Book Award Winner, Soul Food Scholar and Restaurant and Chef Awards committee member.
View recording.
 
Thursday, June 25
Cheers, Queers 2020!

Host Arnold Myint a.k.a. Suzy Wong
JBF Award Winner Art Smith, Art Smith Restaurants
Food Writer and Author Jesse Szewczyk, Tasty Pride: 75 Recipes and Stories from the Queer Food Community
Mixologist Tiffanie Barriere, The Drinking Coach, Atlanta
Andre Springer a.k.a. Queen of Shaquanda Will Feed You, NYC
Adrian De Berardinis aka The Bear-Naked Chef
DJ Hesta Prynn, NYC
 
 
Wednesday, June 24
Greens NYC and Chicago: Batched Bevvies

Haus, Sonoma, CA
 
 
Tuesday, June 23
Miami Sweet and Savory

JBF Award Nominee Bradley Kilgore and Soraya Kilgore, Alter, Ember, Kaido, BRAVA by Brad Kilgore, Miami
 
 
Monday, June 22
Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi, Host and Executive Producer, Taste the Nation
Clare Reichenbach, CEO, James Beard Foundation
Naz Deravian, Author of "Bottom of the Pot: Persian Recipes and Stories" (featured in EP 106 of Taste the Nation)
Brandon Jew, Chef/owner, Mister Jiu & Mamahuhu (featured in EP 105 of Taste the Nation)
 
 
Friday, June 19
Greens NYC and Chicago: Sparkling Wine 101 

 
J Vineyards & Winery, Healdsburg, CA
 
 
Thursday, June 18
3rd Annual Juneteenth Eve Celebration with Cast Iron Chronicles

Chef Instructor, Author, and Food Advocate Jennifer Hill Booker, GA
Chef & Owner Deborah VanTrece, Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours, Atlanta
Mixologist Tiffanie Barriere, The Drinking Coach, Atlanta
Host/ Award Winning Journalist Rose Scott, Closer Look with Rose Scott, Atlanta's NPR station, 90.1 FM WABE
 
 
Wednesday, June 17

Greens NYC and Chicago: Breakfast for Dinner

Suzanne Cupps and Theo Lieberman, 232 Bleecker
 

Wednesday, June 17
James Beard Media Awards at Home: What is food writing's role in a divided nation?
Presented by Capital One

Chef Tunde Wey and John T. Edge Moderated by Jamila Robinson, Journalism Awards chair and food editor for Philadelphia Inquirer
View recording.
 
 

Tuesday, June 16
Grilling & Chilling with Dogfish Head

JBF Award Winner and Founder Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Milton, Delaware and Zachery Dick, Chesapeake & Maine, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
 

Wednesday, June 10

Greens NYC and Chicago: Aperitivo Hour

Joe Campanale, Fausto and LaLou, Brooklyn, New York
 

Monday, June 8
Greens NYC: Red, White, and Orange: A Natural Wine Drink-Along


Halley Chambers and Henry Rich, Rhodora Wine Bar, Brooklyn, NY
 

Friday, May 29
Greens Chicago: Let's Talk Tiki


Kevin Beary, Three Dots and a Dash, Chicago
 

Thursday, May 28
Beard Cocktail Sessions: Bitters Make It Better


Tobin Ludwig, Eduardo Simeon, and Jomaree Pinkard, Hella Cocktail Co., NYC with Jourdan Ludwig, Friends + Family, Brooklyn, NY  
 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
James Beard Media Awards at Home: Writing, Reporting, Broadcasting about Food During a Global Pandemic
Panelists:
Hsiao-Ching Chou, James Beard Book Awards committee chair, author, Chinese Soul Food
John Kessler, James Beard Journalism Awards chair (2020), writer and author
Jamila Robinson, James Beard Journalism Awards chair (2021), food editor, Philadelphia Inquirer
Ken Rubin, James Beard Broadcast Awards chair, chief culinary officer, Rouxbe Online Cooking School
Moderated by Mitchell Davis, chief strategy officer, James Beard Foundation
Veiw recording.

 

Wednesday, May 27

Greens NYC and Chicago: The Power of Pad Thai

Leah Cohen, Piggyback and Pig and Khao, NYC
 

Tuesday, May 26
Smoke and Ribs


Melissa Cookston, Memphis Barbecue Co., Memphis and Atlanta
 

Thursday, May 21
Beard Cocktail Sessions: The Art of Leo


Leo Robitschek, The Sydell Group, NYC; Austin; Las Vegas; Los Angeles; Palm Springs; CA; Scottsdale; AZ; Washington, D.C.; and London
 

Tuesday, May 19
Salmon: The Gateway Fish presented by Skuna Bay Vancouver Island Craft Raised Salmon

Gerald Sombright, Knife & Spoon, The Ritz-Carlton, Orlando, Grande Lakes, Florida
 

Thursday, May 14
Beard Cocktail Sessions: Calling All Llama Lovers!


Lynnette Marrero, Llama San and Llama Inn, Brooklyn, New York
 

Friday, May 8
Greens NYC and Chicago: Food Photo Tips


Clay Williams, Clay Williams Photo and Black Food Folks, Brooklyn, New York
 

Thursday, May 7
Beard Cocktail Sessions: World of Agave


Ivy Mix, Leyenda, Brooklyn, New York and Speed
 

Wednesday, May 5
Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Sylvia Casares, Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen, Houston
 

Wednesday, April 29
Greens NYC and Chicago: Quarantine Cocktails

Allison Kave, Butter & Scotch, Brooklyn, New York
 

Wednesday, April 22
Greens NYC and Chicago: Pasta Primer: Let's Make Pici!


Meryl Feinstein, Pasta Social Club, Austin