Photo Flash: NYC & Company Foundation's 17th Annual Visionaries & Voices GalaPhoto Flash: NYC & Company Foundation's 17th Annual Visionaries & Voices Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Last night, the NYC & Company Foundation held its 17th annual Visionaries & Voices Gala at the new Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. (more...)

Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Host '30 Years: A Celebration of the James Beard Foundation' on ABC, 11/26Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Host '30 Years: A Celebration of the James Beard Foundation' on ABC, 11/26
by TV News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

A one-hour special, 30 Years: A Celebration of the James Beard Foundation, from the James Beard Foundation and Intersport, their exclusive television content partner, will premiere on The ABC Television Network, on SUNDAY, NOV. 26 (4:00-5:00 p.m. EST). (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'James Beard: America's First Foodie'
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The James Beard Foundation Award is the most coveted honor in the American food industry. It is often referred to as the 'culinary Oscars.' But what do we really know about the man whose name has become synonymous with culinary excellence?   (more...)

Gina Gallo Inducted into James Beard Foundation Who's Who of Food & Beverage in America
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

E. & J. Gallo Winery is proud to announce that Gina Gallo, Senior Director of Winemaking and Winemaker for Gallo Signature Series, is a 2016 inductee to the James Beard Foundation's Who's Who of Food & Beverage in America. (more...)

Chicago Humanities Festival Adjusts 2016 STYLE Spring Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Chicago Humanities Festival announces several changes to its inaugural Spring festival, STYLE. (more...)

Taste of Waldorf Astoria Prepares for Second Course
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Following the program's 2014 debut, today Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts announces the second year of Taste of Waldorf Astoria, a global culinary program in partnership with the James Beard Foundation (JBF), the United States' foremost culinary arts organization. This fall, the search for the next iconic dish continues with a fresh group of five hand-selected JBF Rising Star Semi-Finalist chefs dispatching to five new participating Waldorf Astoria destinations around the globe, including Amsterdam, New Orleans, Beijing, Jerusalem, and Orlando. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CHAMPAGNE TAITTINGER Shines at 25th Annual James Beard Chefs & Champagne
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 2, 2015

Champagne Taittinger was the exclusive champagne poured at the 25th anniversary of the James Beard Chefs & Champagne event. (more...)

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Announces Celery Risotto Alla Waldorf as the Next Taste of Waldorf Astoria
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Last night at the Waldorf Astoria New York, guests and a panel of culinary luminaries gathered to select the next Taste of Waldorf Astoria from five dishes created in the kitchens of Waldorf Astoria Berlin, Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, and Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. The winning dish, Celery Risotto Alla Waldorf, is the result of a week-long collaboration in Rome between Waldorf Astoria Master Chef Heinz Beck and JBF Rising Star Semi-Finalist Chef David Posey at Rome Cavalieri. (more...)

Lyric Opera to Host 2015 James Beard Awards, May 4, 2015; First Time Ceremony Will Be Held Outside NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Susan Ungaro, President of the James Beard Foundation (JBF), Don Welsh, President and CEO of Choose Chicago, and Sam Toia, President and CEO of the Illinois Restaurant Association, to announce that the James Beard Foundation Awards Ceremony and Gala Reception will be held at the Lyric Opera of Chicago on May 4, 2015. This will be the first year the prestigious JBF Restaurant and Chef Awards Gala will be held outside of New York City. (more...)

James Beard Awards Will Return to Chicago in 2016 and 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago; Susan Ungaro, President of the James Beard Foundation (JBF); Don Welsh, President and CEO of Choose Chicago; and Sam Toia, President and CEO of the Illinois Restaurant Association, announced today that the James Beard Foundation Awards Ceremony and Gala Reception will return to Chicago in 2016 and 2017. The first-ever James Beard Awards to be held outside of New York City will take place on May 4, 2015 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. (more...)