Julia Child Award

10 Year Anniversary Dinner Series

Credit: Jaclyn Nash, courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
Credit: Jaclyn Nash, courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American HistoryCredit: Jaclyn Nash, courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
Credit: Jaclyn Nash, courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
Credit: Crystal Alma, Plum Creative

Join us to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Julia Child Award at a series of incomparable events hosted by some of the biggest names in food—all Award recipients—in their hometowns.

In support of

The Smithsonian Food History Project

March 19, 2024
Chicago, IL
Co-Host: Rick Bayless (2016)
Venue: Topolobampo

May 1, 2024
New York, NY
Co-Hosts: Danny Meyer (2017)
& Grace Young (2022)
Venue: Manhatta
June 1, 2024
Madison, CT
Co-Host: Jacques Pépin (2015)
Venue: Madison Beach Hotel
June 3, 2024
Washington, DC
Co-Hosts: José Andrés (2019)
& Danielle Nierenberg (2020)
Venue: Jaleo
September 19, 2024
Los Angeles, CA
Co-Hosts: Mary Sue Milliken
& Susan Feniger (2018)
Venue: Private Home
February 8, 2024
Houston, TX
Co-Host: Toni Tipton-Martin (2021)
Venue: The Eldorado Ballroom
Guest Chefs: Chris Williams of Lucille’s, Chris Shepherd of the Southern Smoke Foundation and Aaron Bludorn of Bludorn and Navy Blue
Our Julia Child Award recipient co-hosts will set the tone, craft menus and provide insights during a cross-country journey into the incredible landscape of America’s culinary heritage.
THE CELEBRATION CULMINATES WITH THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 10TH RECIPIENT OF THE JULIA CHILD AWARD, WHO WILL RECEIVE HIS OR HER COPPER PAN AT THE ANNUAL FOOD HISTORY GALA AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY IN WASHINGTON, DC ON OCTOBER 17, 2024.

To purchase tables and/or inquire about sponsorship, contact:

Todd Schulkin,
Executive Director of the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts,
todd@juliachildfoundation.org
+1.310.562.3992

To purchase event tickets and/or for questions, contact:

Simone Ver Ecke,
Julia Child Award Events Manager,
simone@juliachildaward.com

ABOUT THE SMITHSONIAN FOOD HISTORY PROJECT

The Smithsonian Food History Project supports research, collections and programming about our culinary history, including preserving Julia Child’s kitchen; food and drink curatorial positions; and the widely attended Cooking Up History and Food History Weekend public education programs.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS