James Beard

Culinary Arts

Education & biography.

Born on May 5 1903 in Portland Oregon he is the only child . Father john & mother Mary Elizabeth .went to reed college. he moved to Europe then to new York city to study & pursue his acting career, eventually evolved into a catering company as his bread-and-butter job, but it wouldn't be long before he realized that food was his true calling.
He has some Restaurants in New York James Beard House, Seattle


J & G Steakhouse . 20 cook books some are :




The Fireside Cook Book,



The Essential James Beard Cookbook,



Beard on Food,



James Beard's American Cookery,



Fowl And Game Cookery,



American Taste

Featured in the tv show, NBC's I Love to Eat.

James Beard died Jan 21, 1985 · New York City, NY.

The James Beard Foundation gives out awards in memory in him for excellence in cuisine, culinary writing, and culinary education in the United States. the Awards honor the finest chefs, restaurants, wine professionals, journalists, cookbook authors, restaurant designers, and other food professionals in the United States


Houston Winners: Chris Shepherd 2015