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The Julia Child Award, now in its third year, is presented to an individual who has made a profound and significant difference in the way America cooks, eats and drinks.

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2017 JULIA CHILD AWARD RECIPIENT

Danny Meyer, CEO and Founder of the Union Square Hospitality Group and a renowned restaurateur, business innovator, author, philanthropist and mentor, is the third recipient of the prestigious Julia Child Award. Read the press release.

$50,000 GOES TO SHARE OUR STRENGTH

Award recipient Danny Meyer is using his $50,000 grant from the Julia Child Foundation to support Share Our Strength, a non-profit organization that seeks to end child hunger in America.

Save The Date

The 2017 Julia Child Award will be presented at the National Museum of American History on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Click here to buy tickets.

WATCH RICK BAYLESS’ STORY

Click here to watch Rick’s story, from his Midwest childhood to his stellar career as a chef-restaurateur specializing in Mexican cuisine. Plus, discover the charity he selected for the $50,000 grant.

Watch Jacques Pépin’s Story

Click here to watch Jacques’ story, from his childhood in France to his rise to fame as a chef in America, and learn about the charities he selected as first honoree.