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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 annual ...

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 ...

JACQUES PEPIN ANNOUNCED AS FIRST RECIPIENT OF THE JULIA CHILD AWARD

The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts (the Foundation) announced today from Julia’s kitchen in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (the Museum) that the Jury ...

ASHLEY HOWELL, DESIGNER OF THE JULIA CHILD AWARD

Ashley Howell is CEO of Avid Creative, a Toronto-based full service graphic design and branding studio. Born and raised in Toronto, Howell attended Humber College before opening her own agency ...

THE JULIA CHILD FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES A NEW AWARD TO HONOR A CULINARY LEADER IN THE U.S.

The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts (the Foundation) announces the first annual Julia Child Award to honor an individual who has improved how Americans think about ...