Amar Santana of Vaca at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts is hosting a rare James Beard Foundation benefit dinner in Costa Mesa.
The dinner, packed with star chefs, hasn’t been here since 2013 Apparently having the James Beard Foundation’s top chef and top restaurateur in the country, plus the best Mid-Atlantic chef, earns you a spot on the foundation’s annual Taste America tour. Show More Summary
The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — James Beard Foundation is bringing its Taste America tour to Austin in November with a bunch of notable chefs. First, there’s the dinner featuring Los Angeles chef Ludo Lefevbre, who will team up with Uchi’s Tyson Cole and Launderette’s Laura Sawicki on Friday, November 3, at the W Hotel. Show More Summary
Meal kit delivery service Chef’d now has among its offerings the five winning meat-and-mushroom burgers from the 2016 James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project contest. Meal kit delivery service Chef’d now has among its offerings the five winning meat-and-mushroom burgers from the 2016 James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project contest.
Smart Catch, created by a founder of Microsoft and backed by the James Beard Foundation, helps restaurants serve more sustainable fish.
Susan Ungaro, who helped lead the culinary organization back from a financial scandal, plans to retire at the end of the year.
The board’s launching a national search for its next leader.
This is one of the most prestigious jobs in the food world Huge news in the food world: The James Beard Foundation has just announced via press release that longtime president Susan Ungaro will be stepping down at the end of the year. Show More Summary
Chicago's food and dining scene has always been integral to the city’s rich culture. The talent and culinary innovation seen at Chicago restaurants did not go without recognition at this year’s 2017 James Beard Foundation awards, an annual award ceremony recognizing culinary excellence throughout...
There’s no chef quite as distinguished as Jean Georges Vongerichten. The seasoned French chef oversees nearly three dozen restaurants from New York City to Singapore and holds accolades from the James Beard Foundation, Michelin Guide and The New York Times. It’s an impressive feat for any culinary figure, but this is just the tip of…
Beran won a regional Best Chef award from the James Beard Foundation in 2014. [ more › ]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three chefs presented beef and mushroom burgers to a full house at Bluestem restaurant, the last of four James Beard Foundation regional events to encourage participation in the Mushroom Council’s Blended Burger Project. KANSAS CITY, Mo. Show More Summary
An all-star lineup of top Chicago chefs -- including Rick Bayless (whose Topolobampo was the James Beard Foundation's 2017 Outstanding Restaurant) and Stephanie Izard (fresh from her Iron Chef win, televised on Sunday) -- will be cooking at Wrigley Field this season. The newly created Sheffield...
Chefs and restaurateurs weigh in on the economic impact On Monday night, during an awards ceremony in Chicago, the James Beard Foundation awarded 35 restaurants and individuals medals, catapulting them — at least in the minds of their peers, the media, and diners who keep up with restaurant awards — to the top of their game. Show More Summary
When Topolobampo was announced as the nation's Outstanding Restaurant by the James Beard Foundation Monday night, it felt, said chef/owner Rick Bayless, "Like a great big hug." "I have to say, because I love doing my work and have been at it a long time, to get that award made me feel as though...
From unexpected winners to total shut-outs Last night, the James Beard Foundation doled out its coveted awards to chefs and restaurants at a ceremony in Chicago. This was followed, of course, by afterparties. But the best part of the Beard Awards — aside from winning them, presumably — is discussing the results the next day. Show More Summary
Bid like your Sunday supper depends on it! One lucky bidder will win four tickets to Gunshow’s “Hired Guns” dinner on May 7 featuring guest chef Grae Nonas, Food & Wine’s Best Chef 2015 and James Beard Foundation semifinalist from Minneapolis. Show More Summary
A dance party broke out at Lena Brava on Monday night, a party of mostly one as chef and restaurateur Rick Bayless celebrated another James Beard Foundation Award win.With fluid moves, Bayless danced with and around his line cooks behind the bar at his restaurant in West Town during a planned after-party,...
The night in photos Last night in Chicago, the James Beard Foundation announced the winners of the 2017 James Beard Awards. A lot of New Orleans talent was up for awards and three took awards home. Shaya’s Zachary Engel took home the...Show More Summary
Editor's note: Topolobampo, the fine-dining Mexican restaurant owned by Rick and Deann Bayless, won Outstanding Restaurant during the James Beard Foundation Awards on Monday night. (See the story here.) In this 2014 review, read about what has kept the restaurant at the top of its game for nearly...