For general inquiries about the James Beard Foundation Awards:
Mary Blanton Ogushwitz
Those interested in attending and covering the Awards as press must complete the application form here.
All press credential applications must be submitted no later than Friday, April 15, 2016.
Please note, we make best efforts to accommodate all requests, but due to the overwhelming interest and demand, and limited seating and capacity, we may be unable to honor all requests.
For the latest news about the James Beard Awards, visit our press room.
Culinary and Wine Volunteers:
Culinary and wine volunteering opportunities are available at the Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Dinner in New York City on April 26; and at the James Beard Awards Gala in Chicago on May 2. CLICK HERE for for more details about culinary volunteering, and CLICK HERE for more details on wine volunteering.
Event volunteering opportunities are available at the James Beard Awards Gala in Chicago on May 2; we are not seeking event volunteers for the Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards on April 26 in New York City. To be considered for opportunities at the James Beard Awards Gala, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Your name will be added to our prospective volunteer list and we will notify you when opportunities become available.
James Beard Foundation Membership and Program Inquiries:
212.675.4984 or 800.362.3273