James Andrew Beard

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James Andrew Beard

Birthplace: Portland, OR, USA
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of John Andrew Beard and Mary Eizabeth Beard

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About James Andrew Beard

James Andrew Beard (May 5, 1903 – January 21, 1985) was an American chef and food writer. The central figure in the story of the establishment of a gourmet American food identity, Beard was an eccentric personality who brought French cooking to the American middle and upper classes in the 1950s. His legacy lives on in twenty books, numerous writings, his own foundation, and his foundation's annual Beard awards in various culinary genres.

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May 5, 1903
Portland, OR, USA
January 21, 1985
Age 81