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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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2018 Julia Child Award Recipients Announced

Congratulations to Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, the first-ever team to receive the Julia Child Award. To learn more about these restaurant industry leaders and innovators, visit the Julia Child Award web site.

Save the Date!

The 4th annual Food History Gala at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History takes place Thursday, November 1, 2018, and kicks off Food History Weekend. For information and to buy tickets, visit the Museum web site.

2018 Food History Gala Lineup Announced

This year’s gala features a star-studded lineup, including Chef Bobby Flay as MC, Chef Kajsa Alger of Los Angeles’ Blue Window, Chef Traci Des Jardins of San Francisco’s Jardinière and Barbara Fairchild, food and travel writer and former editor-in-chief of Bon Appétit magazine.

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Julia Child shared Julia Child Award's post.Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 3:03am
Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 1:22am
Tune in to Inside Julia’s Kitchen to hear host @tschulkin and guest @miglorious discuss her brand new cookbook Genius Desserts @Heritage_Radio Listen and subscribe on iTunes: https://t.co/oRsXEIKCAf https://t.co/JzDSxhqGRz JuliaChildJCF photo
Sunday, September 16th, 2018 at 11:28pm
Crossword puzzle fans, did you catch the French culinary theme in the @nytimes Wednesday puzzle? Have you ever seen Julia as a clue or an answer? https://t.co/ZB7kyAC0FW
Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 11:35pm
Did you know one of Julia’s recipes was featured as a Genius Recipe on @food52?
https://t.co/88IOhQHsnd Learn all about it on this week’s episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen featuring @miglorious
https://t.co/tR0hUnUIcW @Heritage_Radio.
Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 2:47am
On this week's episode of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, @food52 creative director @miglorious shares her unexpected #juliamoment @Heritage_Radio. Listen and subscribe on iTunes: https://t.co/oRsXEIKCAf
Thursday, September 13th, 2018 at 11:56pm
Join host @tschulkin for this week’s Inside Julia’s Kitchen on @Heritage_Radio. Guest @miglorious reveals just what makes for a genius recipe @food52 https://t.co/oRsXEIKCAf https://t.co/J8BmsHoPZT JuliaChildJCF photo
Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 at 12:14am
Later this week, we’re kicking off season 3 of Inside Julia’s Kitchen, which means it’s time for a whole new round of guests to share their Julia moments. Did Julia inspire you? Share your #JuliaMoment and tag @JuliaChildJCF. (Photo: @SchlesingerLib) https://t.co/oRsXEIKCAf https://t.co/vOWXK0zjv8 JuliaChildJCF photo