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The James Beard Foundation

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

The James Beard Foundation is a opera based in New York, NY that was founded in 1985. As of 2019 they had $15 million in revenue and $7.1 million in assets.

To celebrate, nurture and honor america's diverse culinary heritage through programs that educate and inspire. This is accomplished by offering a variety of events and programs designed to educate, inspire, entertain, and foster a deeper understanding...

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Program areas at The James Beard Foundation

The James Beard Foundation awards: these annual awards are The highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in north america. More than 60 awards are given out each spring, including The categories of: cookbooks, restaurants and chefs, broadcast media, design and graphics, journalistic achievement. Nominees and award winners are selected by their industry peers (totally independent of James Beard Foundation staff or trustees) with more than 600 culinary professionals involved in The voting process. The 2 annual jbf events were: The media awards recognizing excellence in books, broadcast, and journalism at a ceremony held on april 27, 2018, at pier sixty at chelsea piers in nyc, and hosting more than 450 guests; and The chef, restaurant, wines and service awards ceremony and tasting event held on may 7, 2018 at The lyric opera in chicago, and attended by more than 2,000 participants and guests.

Taste america program: this is our annual ten-city tour celbrating america's culinary diversity over 6 weekends (september through november 2018) featuring "all-star" guest chefs from outside The city, plus local culinary talent, and engaging a broad national audience. Each city's two-day schedule includes an elegant fundraising dinner, followed The next day by an in-store public event with free culinary demonstrations and book signings open to The public. Approximate attendance is 250 people per city consisting of diners, retails consumers, media and local industry professionals.

Jbf house events: all performing artists deserve a great stage. Musicians have carnegie hall; opera singers have The metropolitan opera house. Chefs, winemakers, and restaurateurs have The James Beard house at which to showcase their art. During fiscal year 2019, 202 events were hosted at The house, 193 of which were dinners, and The remainder workshops and tasting events. Approximately 12,900 guests attended these events, featuring culinary professionals from all over The world, in The former dining room of The "father of american cooking", James Beard's final new york city home, where The James Beard Foundation has been housed since its founding in 1986.

Form 990s for The James Beard Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-03Sep 16, 2020990View PDF
2018-03Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-03Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-03Jul 26, 2017990View PDF
2015-03Mar 25, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The James Beard Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,697,613
Program services$9,618,307
Investment income and dividends$28,984
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$547,172
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$135,518
Total revenues$15,027,594

Vendors for The James Beard Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-03-17
█████████Marketing software2020-03-05
██████ █████████ ███ ███████ ███Tax accounting2020-02-13
████████████Branding and Graphic Designer$282,2782019-03-01
█████ █████ ███ ███████ ███Event Planner$579,5632019-03-01
███ ███████████Building Contractor$221,1962019-03-01
██████ █████Video Production$152,5202019-03-01
█████ ███████ ██████Public Relations Services$143,1002019-03-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at The James Beard Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Clare ReichenbachChief Executive Officer$0Sept. 30, 2020
Kris MoonChief Operating Officer-Sept. 30, 2020
███████ ███████Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer$211,276March 31, 2018
████ ████████Chief Financial Officer-Sept. 30, 2020
████████ █████Chief Strategy Officer$198,354Sept. 30, 2020
██████ █████ ███Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Content-Sept. 30, 2020
███████ ███████Vice President of Community-Sept. 30, 2020
█████ ████████Vice President of Development-July 17, 2019
███████ ████████ █████Vice President of Events-Sept. 30, 2020
█████████ ██████Vice President of Impact-July 17, 2019
...and 35 more key personnel

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