James Beard Chefs
James Beard Awards: The James Beard Foundation Awards are the nation’s preeminent honors for culinary professionals. More than 60 awards are given out each spring in the categories of cookbooks, restaurants and chefs, design and graphics, broadcast media, journalism, and achievement.
The Beard House: Musicians have Carnegie Hall. Opera singers have the Metropolitan Opera House. Chefs, winemakers, and other culinary artists have the James Beard House. A select few of the world’s finest chefs receive invitations to cook at the Beard House.
The Cooking Stage is located on the exhibit floor and all demos are free with General Admission. Each show features up to 12 demos.