• The James Beard Foundation Announces Some Awards, After Announcing It Wouldn't Announce Any Awards

    1 month ago - By Eater

    James Beard Foundation
    I'm confused In late August, the James Beard Foundation announced that no Restaurant and Chef Awards would be handed out during the organization's highly anticipated September 25 ceremony. The organization pointed to the restaurant industry's precarious position during the coronavirus pandemic, and wrote in a press release that “substantial and sustained upheaval in the community has created an environment in which the Foundation believes the assignment of Awards will do little to further the industry in its current uphill battle.”
    But in an increasingly bizarre...
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  • Beard Foundation Will Announce a Few More Awards, Despite a Vow Not To

    Beard Foundation Will Announce a Few More Awards, Despite a Vow Not To

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    After declaring that giving awards was not ‘the right thing to do' this year, the group will name three design honorees, adding new confusion to the process.
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