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New Julia Child award will go to leader who influences American food

New Julia Child award will go to leader who influences American food

James Beard doesn’t get to give out all the awards. Not anymore. The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts is launching a new award to honor a culinary leader. The first annual Julia Child Award, as described by the foundation, is meant to “honor an individual who has improved how Americans think about what they cook, eat, and drink.” In a statement, the foundation explains the reward was created  to “encourage people to cook for themselves, to better understand where food comes from, to value eating and drinking and the importance that both can play in improving the quality of life.” Guy Fieri is probably not on...

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