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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 …

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 …

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 …