Radio Cherry Bombe
Radio Cherry Bombe
Cherry Bombe
James Beard CEO Clare Reichenbach
27 minutes Posted Feb 21, 2020 at 3:00 am.
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The James Beard Awards have been called the Oscars of the food world, and most chefs and restaurateurs hope to snag one in their lifetime. But who is James Beard? And who is behind the awards? James Beard Foundation CEO Clare Reichenbach sat down with host Kerry Diamond to learn more about the awards process, the namesake gourmet behind the operation, and what Clare and her team are doing to make the Foundation a more vibrant, modern organization. Clare also gets personal about her life as a single mom and the decisions she faced about starting a family on her own. 

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Plus, find out why co-owner and operator Kiki Aranita of Poi Dog in Philadelphia thinks Jiyun Jennifer Yoo of Gotham Grove in NYC is the bombe!