The James Beard Foundation Inc

New York, NY   |  WWW.JAMESBEARD.ORG

Mission

To celebrate, nurture, and preserve America's diverse culinary heritage and future.

Ruling year info

1986

Principal Officer

Susan Ungaro

Main address

167 W 12th St

New York, NY 10011

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EIN

13-2752108

NTEE code info

Single Organization Support (D11)

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James Beard Foundation Awards

The James Beard Foundation Awards are the nation's preeminent honors for culinary professionals. More than 60 awards are given out in the categories of cookbooks, restaurants and chefs, design and graphics, broadcast media, journalism, and achievement. Nominees and award winners are selected by their industry peers, with more than 600 culinary professionals involved in the voting process. The James Beard Foundation Awards are a grand celebration and a tribute to some of the greatest chefs of our time.

Population(s) Served

Since the beginning of our scholarship program in 1991, the James Beard Foundation has awarded more than 3.6 million dollars in scholarships and tuition wavers, which help nurture and cultivate the next generation of America's culinary stars.

Population(s) Served

Each year the James Beard Foundation showcases the culinary talent of more than 250 chefs at the dinners, lunches, and workshops held regularly in what was James Beard’s Greenwich Village Townhouse.

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The James Beard Foundation Inc

Board of directors
as of 5/4/2012
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Woodrow W. Campbell

Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP

Richard Brennan Managing Partner

Dickie Brennan and Company

Peter Cameron CEO

Lenox

Woodrow Campbell Partner

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

August Ceradini President & CEO

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Julie Daum N.A. Board Practice Leader

Spencer Stuart

Jill Greenthal Sr. Advisor

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Erica Gruen Principal

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Wenda Millard President

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Wolf Hengst Chairman

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Jennifer Howse President

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John Kessler Senior Vice President

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Lawrence Lasser

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Emily Luchetti Executive Pastry Chef

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Tamara Lundgren President & CEO

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Michel Nischan Chef/Owner

Dressing Room

Richard Perlman Chairman

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Michael Phillips Creative Director

Jamestown properties

Anne Quatrano Executive Chef & Owner

Bacchanalia

Walter Richter Vice Chairman

Deloitte & Touche LLP

Mitchell Rosenthal Founder

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Fred Seegal Senior Advisor

Peter J. Solomon Company

Larry Stone Master Sommelier, General Manager

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Susan Ungaro President

James Beard Foundation

John Washko

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Jason Wright

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