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James Beard Foundation
The James Beard Foundation is a New York City-based national non-profit culinary arts organization named in honor of James Beard, a prolific food writer, teacher, and cookbook author, who was also known as the "Dean of American Cookery." The programs run the gamut from elegant guest-chef dinners to scholarships for aspiring culinary students, educational conferences, and industry awards. In the spirit of James Beard's legacy, the Foundation not only creates programs that help educate people about American cuisine, but also support and promote the chefs and other industry professionals who are behind it. History The Foundation was started in 1986 by Peter Kump, a former student of James Beard who also founded the Institute of Culinary Education The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is a private for-profit culinary school in New York City New York City (NYC), often simply called New York, is the List of United States cities by population, most populous city in the Un ...
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