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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Julia ChildFriday, August 12th, 2022 at 8:57pm
In part II of our special #JuliaMoment double episode, we’re celebrating Julia’s birthday by highlighting Julia’s impact as a teacher, as well as memories of her unforgettable warmth and hospitality. This week’s Julia Moments come from chef, cooking teacher and restaurateur, Lidia Bastianich, New York Times food writer Eric Kim, 2021 Julia Child Award Recipient Toni Tipton Martin, chef Claudette Zepeda, food writer Karen Stabiner, chef Antonia Lofaso, who was the head judge on Food Network’s The Julia Child Challenge, and the creator of the show, Blake Davis. (Photo: Schlesinger, used with permission)
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Julia ChildFriday, August 5th, 2022 at 1:30pm
In honor of what would have been Julia’s 110th birthday, on August 15, we’re devoting two episodes of Inside Julia’s Kitchen to some of our favorite Julia Moments from the last few seasons. Part I features “Bread Book” co-authors Chad Robertson and Jen Latham, Chef Sandy D’Amato, Philadelphia Inquirer Food Editor Jamila Robinson, St. John Frizell of Brooklyn’s Gage & Tollner, and Jaíne Mackievicz, the winner of Food Network’s The Julia Child Challenge. Tune in to hear Julia Moments that reflect the joy and inspiration Julia brings to so many, as well as her impact as a talented writer. #JuliaMoment (Photo: Schlesinger Library, used with permission)
http://heritageradionetwork.org/series/inside-julias-kitchen/ Heritage Radio Network
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Julia ChildMonday, August 1st, 2022 at 2:23pm
Did you know that Julia donated her Cambridge kitchen to the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., and her Cambridge home, where she lived from 1956 to 2001, to her alma mater, Smith College? While her kitchen, which served as the set for three of her television series, is on display at the Museum, proceeds from the sale of her home supported the construction of a Campus Center at Smith. Here’s Julia in her Cambridge Kitchen in 1970, shooting some promotional photos for her latest cookbook, From Julia Child’s Kitchen. (Photo: Schlesinger Library, used with permission)
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Julia ChildFriday, July 29th, 2022 at 1:18pm
This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, Todd Schulkin welcomes food stylist Christine Tobin, who made the food on HBO Max’s “Julia” look so irresistible and is currently on set in France, filming season two. They discuss styling food for film and television, how the choreography and the food for the scenes come together, and why working in restaurants is good training for food styling in film and television. Plus, as always, Christine shares a #JuliaMoment. Heritage Radio Network
http://heritageradionetwork.org/series/inside-julias-kitchen/
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Julia ChildMonday, July 25th, 2022 at 1:26pm
2022 Julia Child Award recipient Grace Young named an Eating Well American Food Hero Grace Young Julia Child Award EatingWell
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Julia ChildFriday, July 22nd, 2022 at 1:52pm
This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, we’re breaking with our usual format to feature the 2022 Taste of Santa Barbara Rebuilding Our Food System Panel Discussion, which was recorded in front of a live audience in May. Join host Todd Schulkin, along with panelists Sarah Koyo, a food sovereignty activist, Stefan Selbert of Las Cumbres Ranch, Melissa Sorongon of Piedrasassi Wine & Bread and Jessica Vieira of Apeel Sciences, for a discussion of the food system innovations taking place in Santa Barbara County and how they can serve as a model for the nation. Santa Barbara Culinary Experience Heritage Radio Network
http://heritageradionetwork.org/series/inside-julias-kitchen/
This week on #InsideJuliasKitchen we’re sharing more Julia Moments to celebrate what would have been Julia’s 110th birthday on August 15 #JuliaMoment @Heritage_Radio   
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What was Julia’s impact as a writer? Tune in to #InsideJuliasKitchen as guests reflect on Julia’s writing talent and how it inspired them @Heritage_Radio
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To celebrate what would have been Julia’s 110th birthday, on August 15, we’re sharing some of our favorite Julia Moments from the last few seasons. #JuliaMoment #InsideJuliasKitchn @Heritage_Radio
https://t.co/oRsXEIKCAf
This week on #InsideJuliasKitchen we’re celebrating what would have been Julia’s 110 birthday by revisiting some of our favorite Julia Moments from the last few seasons #JuliaMoment @Heritage_Radio (Photo: Schlesinger Library, used with permission)
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