James Beard Foundation Rise Gala
Affair: James Beard Foundation Rise Gala
When: Friday, November 09, 2018 @ 6pm - Late
Where: The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York City
Deets: JBF Gala: Rise is a celebration of the countless ways our food community rises to meet the world’s challenges and make it a better, sustainable, more delicious place. The event will showcase chefs who embody the leadership, diversity, and tenacity that the James Beard Foundation supports everyday through our Scholarship, Women’s Leadership, and Impact programs.
Mission: The James Beard Foundation’s mission is to celebrate, nurture, and honor chefs and other leaders making America's food culture more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone. Through the James Beard Awards, unique dining experiences at the James Beard House and around the country, scholarships, hands-on learning, and a variety of industry programs that educate and empower leaders in our community, the Foundation has built a platform for chefs and asserted the power of gastronomy to drive behavior, culture, and policy change around food.
Who You May Spot: Eric Kessler, Founder, Arabella Advisors and Michel Nischan, Founder & CEO, Wholesome Wave for their role in launching and guiding the signature JBF Impact Program: Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change.