James Beard Foundation Announces 2017 Honorees

January 12, 2017

JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF 2017 HONOREES

PIONEER CHEF & RESTAURATEUR NORA POUILLON NAMED LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER PHILANTHROPIST & SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR DENISE CERRETA NAMED HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR

The James Beard Foundation announced today that Nora Pouillon, restaurateur, author, and the first American chef to open a certified organic restaurant, has been named the recipient of the 2017 James Beard Lifetime Achievement award, and Denise Cerreta, founder of One World Everybody Eats (OWEE), has been named the recipient of the 2017 James Beard Humanitarian of the Year award. The Lifetime Achievement award is bestowed upon a