James Beard Foundation Award

James Beard Foundation Award for Excellence medallion

The James Beard Foundation Awards are annual awards presented by the James Beard Foundation to recognize culinary professionals in the United States.[1][2] The awards recognize chefs, restaurateurs, authors and journalists each year, scheduled around James Beard's May 5 birthday.[3][4] The media awards are presented at a dinner in New York City; the chef and restaurant awards were also presented in New York until 2015, when the Foundation's annual gala moved to Chicago.[5] Chicago will continue to host the Awards until 2027.[6][7]

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  3. ^ "James Beard Award Policies". James Beard Foundation. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  4. ^ Young, Melanie (May 4, 2015). "How the James Beard Awards Began". Eater.
  5. ^ Bashan, Yoni. "Beard Awards Are Off To Chicago". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2014-06-18.
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