Also, the James Beard Foundation challenges chefs to build a better burger TV — Arts television network Ovation TV will debut a new special that profiles 10 high-profile chefs entitled The Da Vinci List: Chefs. The show, which airs June 7 at 8 p.m. Show More Summary
Kinsman at Bâtard, the winner of the James Beard Foundation's Best New Restaurant award. As the editor-in-chief of Tasting Table, Kat Kinsman — like most fortunate food journalists — has a job that entails eating a lot of excellent meals. Show More Summary
Along with the U.S. Pavillion at the Expo, the James Beard Foundation organized a pop-up restaurant at the top of the Galleria. It opens today. Here’s the view: The location is spectacular, and the restaurant carries out the themes of the US Pavilion–red, white, and blue throughout. Chefs appear on a rotating basis with a schedule […]
Last week the James Beard Foundation hosted its 25th annual awards gala in Chicago, announcing their picks for the best of the best in the food and beverage industry. Of course, with so many epicurean experts, the event needed an impress... via JustLuxe.com
Congratulations to my good friend James Gorski and his partner Tom Nahabedian of Bureau of Architecture and Design on winning the 2015 James Beard Foundation Outstanding Restaurant Design Award (75 seats and under) for Brindille in Chicago. Show More Summary
Esquire magazine food writer Josh Ozersky, who was found dead Monday while in Chicago for the James Beard Foundation Awards, was remembered by colleagues Tuesday for his strong opinions on subjects from bourbon to steak, and his founding of the annual food festival Meatopia.
The 47-year-old Mr. Ozersky, a blogger, critic and author of several books, was in Chicago for an awards ceremony presented by the James Beard Foundation.
Chicago played the genial host city of the James Beard Foundation Awards, capping a weekend in which the nation’s restaurant elites descended upon and ate their way through town. It culminated in a lavish gala event Monday night at the Civic Opera House, where Chicagoans took home medals in four...
...But there was no taking New York chefs out of the winners circle this year. The celebration of American food known as the James Beard Foundation Awards, hosted for the first time in Chicago this evening, showed itself to be a celebration...Show More Summary
Melanie Young served as the director of the James Beard Foundation Awards from 1990 to 2006. She shares for the first time her backstage view working to launch and build the culinary industry’s most prestigious honors, which will fete restaurant industry professionals tonight during the 2015 event at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. The year was 1990. Show More Summary
by Jim Slama and Bob Benenson As advocates of the Good Food movement in Chicago, we are honored that the James Beard Foundation Awards are coming to town. The Foundation was created to honor the legacy of chef James Beard. After his death in 1985, Julia Child suggested turning his iconic Greenwich Village townhouse into a culinary center. Show More Summary
If you were a hungry restaurant critic flying into Chicago for arguably the biggest culinary event of the year, where would you eat? Over the next few days, the James Beard Foundation Awards ceremony at the Lyric Opera's Civic OperaShow More Summary
It's gotten very little attention from local food media (that was sarcasm) but the James Beard Foundation Awards for chefs and restaurants are being held on Monday night, and there are approximately 14,000,000 events related to them this weekend. Show More Summary
I think it was a New York Times article that first dubbed the James Beard Foundation Awards "the culinary Oscars." That moniker has stuck (unofficially of course, as "the Oscars" is trademarked and copyrighted by you know whom), and it's as apt a description as I can imagine.
In case you've been living in a culinary vacuum the last few months: The James Beard Foundation Awards, a black-tie gala that's been dubbed the "culinary Oscars," will take place Monday in Chicago.
Winners Dave Arnold and Sean Brock. On Friday, the James Beard Foundation held its annual Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards, and the winners include Dan Barber (for his book The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food), Martha...Show More Summary
Congratulations to all! The fancy dinner is over and the parties are about to begin: The James Beard Foundation's Book, Broadcast, and Journalism finalists for 2015 have been whittled down to a list of winners. Here they are: 2015 James...Show More Summary
Fireworks at Lake Michigan. On May 4, the James Beard Foundation will hold its annual Chef Awards at the Lyric Opera of Chicago — the first time ever that the ceremony is outside of New York. Rahm Emanuel must feel quite confident that it'll be a success: He announced today that the show will return to Chicago in both 2016 and 2017. Show More Summary
In an unexpected announcement, the James Beard Foundation said Thursday that Chicago will host its annual awards gala for two additional years starting in 2016.
Dale DeGroff shares two cocktail recipes and a look back on his 41 years of bartending, from early days at the Rainbow Room to bottling his own bitters.