By |2022-04-05T14:33:27+00:00April 2nd, 2022|Categories: Timeline|

March 31 - Julia, a scripted series inspired by Julia Child’s extraordinary life and her long-running television series, The French Chef, which pioneered the modern cooking show, premieres on HBO Max. The series stars Sarah Lancashire as Julia and David Hyde Pierce as her husband, Paul, alongside Bebe Neuwirth, Brittany Bradford, Fran Kranz and Fiona Glascott, and [...]

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By |2022-04-05T13:12:11+00:00April 2nd, 2022|Categories: Timeline|

March 14 - The Julia Child Challenge, featuring Julia superfans competing for the opportunity to follow in Julia’s footsteps with an all-expense paid three-month cooking course at Le Cordon Bleu, premieres on Food Network and streams on Discovery+. With Julia herself appearing through a larger-than-life television screen, the home cooks demonstrate their skills and passion [...]

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By |2022-04-05T13:12:03+00:00April 2nd, 2022|Categories: Timeline|

November 12 – Julia: The Delicious Life of America’s First Food Icon, the first feature-length documentary dedicated to Julia’s life and work, hits theaters. Directed by Oscar-nominated filmmakers Julie Cohen and Betsy West, Julia features never-before-seen archival footage, personal photos and first-person narratives from the likes of José Andrés, Marcus Samuelsson and Alex Prud’homme, Julia’s grandnephew and [...]

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By |2022-04-05T14:32:42+00:00April 2nd, 2022|Categories: Timeline|

November 17 - People Who Love to Eat Are Always the Best People, the first-ever collection of Julia’s verified quotes on food, wine, France, travel, love and life, is released by her long-time publisher A.A. Knopf.

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By |2022-04-05T13:12:00+00:00April 2nd, 2022|Categories: Timeline|

November 7 – When José Andrés received the Julia Child Award in 2019, the Foundation celebrated the Award’s fifth anniversary at a gala event held at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., and was joined by previous recipients Jacques Pépin (2015), Rick Bayless (2016), Danny Meyer (2017) and Mary Sue Milliken [...]

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By |2022-04-05T13:13:28+00:00April 2nd, 2022|Categories: Timeline|

October 24 – France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Julia and Paul Child by Alex Prud’homme and Katie Pratt is published by Thames & Hudson. Along with 250 black and white photographs taken by Julia’s husband, Paul, the book features personal stories recounted by Julia’s grandnephew Alex Prud’homme. Following the release of France is [...]

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By |2022-04-05T13:13:31+00:00February 28th, 2015|Categories: Timeline|

Created by the Foundation, the Julia Child Award is given to an individual (or team!) who has made a profound and significant difference in the way America cooks, eats and drinks. The Foundation presents the annual Award in association with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Each year, the recipient receives a uniquely designed [...]



By |2017-03-05T17:29:52+00:00February 19th, 2014|Categories: Timeline|

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 [...]



By |2017-02-19T20:03:41+00:00February 19th, 2012|Categories: Timeline|

August 15 - Julia's 100th birthday, August 15, 2012 is celebrated.



By |2017-03-12T15:47:51+00:00February 19th, 2006|Categories: Timeline|

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 [...]

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