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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Grace Young Receives 2022 Julia Child Award

Learn more about the renowned cookbook author and food activist, Grace Young, 8th recipient of the annual Julia Child Award.

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The 8th Annual Food History Gala, honoring Julia Child Award recipient Grace Young, will take place Thursday, October 13, 2022, at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Stay tuned for news and updates.

Enjoy Julia on HBO Max

Sarah Lancashire stars in the scripted series inspired by Julia’s life and her long-running TV show, The French Chef, now streaming on HBO Max and returning for a second season in 2023.

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Julia ChildFriday, June 24th, 2022 at 2:45pm
This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, host Todd Schulkin welcomes Jaíne Mackievicz, the winner of #TheJuliaChildChallenge, which aired on the Food Network and is now streaming on Discovery+. They discuss Jaíne’s journey from the Brazilian Amazon to Boston to Hollywood and what it will be like to follow in Julia’s footsteps and attend Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. Plus, as always, Jaíne shares a #JuliaMoment. Jaíne Mackievicz Jaíne Mackievicz Heritage Radio Network
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Julia ChildThursday, June 23rd, 2022 at 12:45pm
Grace Young is ‘not going to shut up’ about saving Chinatowns Washington Post Grace Young
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Julia ChildWednesday, June 22nd, 2022 at 3:39pm
How ‘Julia’ Costume Designer Crafted Show’s Vibrant Wardrobe: ‘Nothing Cookie-Cutter About It’ @HBOMax @thewrap
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Julia ChildMonday, June 20th, 2022 at 4:07pm
The Foundation is honored to be an on-going supporter of Oxford American magazine’s food and food culture writing and multimedia content, both in print and online, and especially proud to see On Jubilee: A Juneteenth Series.

This web-first edition of food, film, and visual art on the traditions of jubilee includes a Q&A with Nicole Taylor, author of “Watermelon & Redbirds: A Cookbook for Juneteenth and Black Celebrations,” filmmaker Ethan Payne’s micro-documentary, “Hickory & Oak: Helen Turner’s Barbecue,” “Black Food Energy,” an excerpt from “Eating While Black: Food Shaming and Race in America” by Psyche A. Williams-Forson, and “On Freedom and Possibility, a photo series by Billie Carter-Rankin, in which the artist uses an experimental darkroom process and curated photos of Black American life from the years immediately following Emancipation to reflect on the potential of new-found liberation and possibility. The Oxford American magazine

Read the full edition on the Oxford American website:
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Julia ChildFriday, June 17th, 2022 at 3:15pm
This week on Inside Julia’s Kitchen, Todd Schulkin talks to Jesse Smith, the Director of Land Stewardship for the White Buffalo Land Trust, which develops and promotes regenerative agriculture systems designed to have a local, regional, and global impact. They discuss how White Buffalo Land Trust is putting regenerative agriculture into practice and the challenges of rebuilding our broken food system. Plus, as always, Jesse shares a #JuliaMoment. White Buffalo Land Trust Heritage Radio Network
http://heritageradionetwork.org/series/inside-julias-kitchen/
How ‘Julia’ Costume Designer Crafted Show’s Vibrant Wardrobe: ‘Nothing Cookie-Cutter About It’ @hbomax @theWrap
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