“If we really believe in food, we must do something about it, for our voices should be raised above the rest.”—James Beard in a letter to Helen Evans Brown dated May 5, 1958.Sixty years to the date James Beard penned those prescient words, the James Beard Foundation (JBF) and co-host Hyatt will celebrate the honorees of the eighth annual James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards.
Under the auspices of the Healthy Fats Coalition and coinciding with the arrival of spring, March 21 will mark the first annual National Healthy Fats Day, a celebration of traditional healthy animal fats—pure lard, beef tallow, duck fat, goose fat and the like—that are now enjoying a resurgence within America’s food culture, in restaurants, fast food operations and home kitchens.
North America’s top women in food and beverage will gather for the WCR—Women Chefs & Restaurateurs National Conference and 25th Anniversary Celebration for two days of speakers, panels, education and mentor sessions a cooking competition and festivities, April 21–23 at the ARIA in Minneapolis and St.
Top industry professionals gathered at The Hamilton Live at The Hamilton as Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced finalists for the 2018 RAMMY Awards, the winners of which will be announced at a black-tie gala on Sunday, June 10.
For 16” on Center, the best dining experiences are multi-layered. Boasting a number of restaurants and event venues around Chicago, the hospitality group is invested in its community—the very name refers to a construction mark that yields the strongest build.
Produce Marketing Association announced that Danny Meyer, CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group and Shake Shack founder, will be the keynote presenter at PMA’s 2018 Foodservice Conference & Expo scheduled July 28-29 in Monterey, Calif.
The Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest is back bigger and better than ever, giving independent family or “neighborhood” restaurants and food trucks the chance to win up to $80,000 in cash and prizes and bring hometown pride to their own communities.
If you are interested in learning more about banqueting systems, sign up now for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the Javits Center banqueting system during the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York taking place March 4-6, 2018 in New York City.
The National Restaurant Association announced it has selected Dickie Brennan, owner and managing partner of Dickie Brennan & Company, to serve as its convention chair for the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show 2018 (NRA Show).
Fifteen chefs will gather at the Inn at Serenbe (Chatt Hills, Georgia) from March 18-20, for the James Beard Foundation’s (JBF) 14th Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change. This is the second time The Inn at Serenbe will be hosting the Chefs Boot Camp, setting the scene for a diverse group of chefs from across the country to learn effective advocacy skills while exploring the multifaceted issues and opportunities around the upcoming Farm Bill.