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James Beard Foundation Awards Kick-off

Clare Reichenbach, CEO James Beard Foundation Photos by Abel Arciniega

Magellan Corporation is proud to partner with the James Beard Foundation (JBF) for its 2019 James Beard Awards, commonly known as the “Oscars of the food industry.” The event will be held in May 2019, and will be hosted in Chicago through 2027. The kick-off celebration was held on Tuesday, December 10th at the Chicago Cultural Center. In attendance were a number of Chicago’s culinary experts and former James Beard Award recipients.

JBF administers a number of diverse programs that include educational initiatives, food industry awards, scholarships for culinary students, publications, chef advocacy training, and thought-leader convening. Its mission is to celebrate, nurture, and honor chefs and other leaders making America's food culture more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone.