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The Julia Child Award, now in its third year, is presented to an individual who has made a profound and significant difference in the way America cooks, eats and drinks.

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Save the Date!

The 4th annual Food History Gala at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History takes place Thursday, November 1, 2018, and kicks off Food History Weekend. Stay tuned for more information!

VIDEO: 2017 SMITHSONIAN FOOD HISTORY GALA

Watch Will Guidara of Eleven Madison Park and the Make it Nice restaurant group speak about his mentor Danny Meyer, recipient of the third-ever Julia Child Award.

$50,000 GOES TO SHARE OUR STRENGTH

Award recipient Danny Meyer is using his $50,000 grant from the Julia Child Foundation to support Share Our Strength, a non-profit organization that seeks to end child hunger in America.

WATCH DANNY MEYER’S STORY

Click here to watch Meyer’s story, from his St. Louis upbringing to his inspiring career as a restaurateur, entrepreneur, mentor, author, and business leader.