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.
The Foundation establishes the annual Julia Child Award to foster Julia’s legacy. It is given to an individual who has made a profound and significant difference in the way America cooks, eats and drinks. The recipient is selected by an independent jury and presented with the Award at a gala hosted by the Smithsonian's National Museum [...]
The U.S. Postal Service® honors Julia's legacy along with four other revolutionary chefs with the release of the limited-edition Celebrity Chefs Forever® stamps. The other chefs featured are James Beard, Joyce Chen, Edna Lewis and Felipe Rojas-Lombardi. "Seeing cooking as a source of delight, they invited us to feast on regional and international flavors and were [...]
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.
Julia's memoir, My Life in France, co-written with her grandnephew, Alex Prud'homme, is published. The book spans her childhood through the years she spent living with Paul in France and Europe, learning how to cook and publishing Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Julia ends the book with..."And thinking back on it now reminds me that [...]
Julia's Cambridge kitchen, which she donated to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, is unveiled in the museum and becomes one of its most popular exhibits. Listen to Julia's comments: