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The latest news and announcements about the Julia Child Award, including press releases and the gala event at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

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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 …

2017 JULIA CHILD AWARD RECIPIENT

Today, The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts announced that Danny Meyer, CEO and Founder of Union Square Hospitality Group, is the recipient of the third annual Julia Child Award. Meyer, the first recipient who is a restauranteur rather than a chef, will receive the Award at the National Museum of American History during a gala on October 26, 2017. The Award is accompanied by a $50,000 grant from the Foundation to Share Our Strength, a food-related non-profit selected by Meyer.

$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 …

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.

Julia Child Award Announces the 2016 Recipient is Rick Bayless

May 24, 2016 (New York, NY) – Today, The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts announced that Chef Rick Bayless is the recipient of the second …

JACQUES PEPIN SELECTS BOSTON UNIVERSITY’S PROGRAMS TO RECEIVE $25,000 GRANTS

Jacques Pépin has chosen two non-profits, Boston University’s Programs in Food & Wine and Wholesome Wave, to each receive a $25,000 grant from The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and …