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James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards

Widely considered to be among the nation’s most prestigious culinary honors, this highly anticipated event features red carpet arrivals and an awards ceremony honoring exceptional talent and achievement in the independent restaurant industry.

Monday, June 10, 2024 at 6:00 P.M. CT
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

Dress: Black-Tie Attire

Reception to immediately follow the Awards ceremony at:
Chicago Union Station
225 S Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60606

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The livestream broadcast will showcase the energy and excitement of the James Beard Restaurant ad Chef Awards ceremony live from the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Everything from the presenters on stag to storytelling on-screen, and of course, the winners of each prestigious James Beard Award category will be featured as part of the livestream. Tune in on Monday, June 10, starting at 5:30 p.m. CT.

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James Beard Media Awards

The James Beard Media Awards honors the nation’s top cookbook authors, food and beverage broadcast producers, hosts, podcasters, and food journalists. Check back for 2024 event details.

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JBF Greens Chicago

James Beard Foundation’s Greens is for food lovers under 40 in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle. From multi-course dinners to walk-around tastings, Greens offers dynamic programming that shines a spotlight on chefs and operators making meaningful change within their communities. Events are open to Young Patrons and to the General Public. Join the email list to learn about upcoming Greens Chicago events, and learn more about the benefits of Young Patrons membership.


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