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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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VIDEO: 2017 SMITHSONIAN FOOD HISTORY GALA

Watch Will Guidara of Eleven Madison Park and the Make it Nice restaurant group speak about his mentor Danny Meyer, recipient of the third-ever Julia Child Award.

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.

WATCH DANNY MEYER’S STORY

Click here to watch Meyer’s story, from his St. Louis upbringing to his inspiring career as a restaurateur, entrepreneur, mentor, author, and business leader.