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The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts

Julia Child made cooking fun. She inspired millions to take to the kitchen and appreciate the pleasures of making and eating good food. In 1995, Julia had the foresight to establish The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts to further her far-reaching impact as a teacher and mentor after her death. Since 2004, the Foundation, through grants made to other non-profit organizations and by presenting the Julia Child Award, continues Julia’s legacy, educating and encouraging others to live well through the joys of cooking, eating and drinking well.



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The 2017 Julia Child Award Recipient

Danny Meyer, CEO and Founder of the Union Square Hospitality Group and restaurateur, business innovator, author, philanthropist and mentor, is the third recipient of the prestigious Julia Child Award. Read the press release and for more information please visit The Julia Child Award site.

4th Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend

It was a weekend of food, fun and discovery. Check out photos of the dinners, demos, and special events at Bacara Resort & Spa.

2017 Smithsonian Food History Gala

Save the date: October 26, 2017; click here to learn more about the Gala and Smithsonian Food History Weekend.

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Julia ChildWednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 2:08am
This year’s Julia Child Award recipient is Danny Meyer. The pioneering restaurateur and businessman is known for setting the standard when it comes to excellence in hospitality and management, and was at the forefront of the farm-to-table movement that continues to define the American dining scene. Stay tuned for more on Meyer, his career, and the Award Gala in October. (Photo: Melissa Hom) http://www.juliachildaward.com/

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