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Deloitte and the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America and Leadership Awards

Leading the evolving food ecosystem to a more diverse and sustainable future

The James Beard Foundation (JBF’s) mission is to celebrate, nurture, and honor chefs and other leaders making America’s food more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone. As a leader in supply chain management, Deloitte harnesses the power of technology and innovation to shift the bottom line and fuel even greater social impact within the food industry. Deloitte is honored to sponsor the James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards and Taste America events and to celebrate our shared commitment of driving and recognizing innovation across America’s food ecosystem.

James Beard Foundation

The James Beard Foundation promotes good food for good™
For more than 30 years, the James Beard Foundation has highlighted the centrality of food culture in our daily lives. The late James Beard was a champion of American cuisine. He helped educate and mentor generations of professional chefs and food enthusiasts, instilling in them the value of wholesome, healthful, and delicious food.

Today, the foundation continues in the same spirit by administering diverse programs that include educational initiatives, food industry awards, scholarships for culinary students, chef advocacy training, and more. Deloitte takes great pride in supporting the James Beard Foundation as a premier sponsor of the James Beard Foundation's Taste America program and lead sponsor of their Leadership Awards program.

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Explore the latest insights and innovations driving the future of sustainability, supply chain, and transparency in the fresh food ecosystem.

2020 James Beard Leadership Awards

Deloitte is proud to sponsor the James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards, helping shine a spotlight across the food ecosystem on the importance of sustainability, food access, and public health.

The James Beard Foundation, and the leaders they recognize, share our commitment to only seeing possible and empowering impactful change in our communities. At Deloitte, we foster a culture of purpose and are committed to using our knowledge, skills, technology, and experience to make a difference in our communities.

Learn more about the 2019 Leadership Awards and the five honorees recognized.


2020 Taste America culinary series

Taste America brings the James Beard Foundation dinners and programs to exciting culinary destinations. Taste America is a special experience from start to finish, bringing together amazing chefs to celebrate the diversity in American cuisine. Taste America events are Food Recovery Verified, meaning that all surplus food from these events will be recovered and donated to hunger-fighting nonprofits, who support food-insecure individuals, in each city.

Learn more about the James Beard Foundation Taste America culinary series.

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Only see possible

Complex challenges become opportunities when seen through many perspectives. The depth and breadth of Deloitte’s disciplines, combined with our ability to form stronger relationships, examine the finest details, and our access to new technology and new ways of working, lets us reveal a new perspective to our clients: one where their world is full of infinite possibilities, and they have an advisor ready to lead the charge and help them take advantage. When you only see possible, there’s no limit to what you’re able to accomplish.

At Deloitte, we navigate complexity to inspire clients, including the United States Tennis Association, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, United States Golf Association, and 85 percent of the Fortune 500 to capitalize on opportunities. Learn what happens when you only see possible.

Only see possible

One Deloitte team
Every day at Deloitte, we strive to make an impact that truly matters. At the core of our organization is a commitment to inspire others to reach their full potential, whether that’s at our clients or the organizations we sponsor. But our efforts to help the organizations we sponsor goes far beyond writing a check: Deloitte’s professionals serve as trusted advisors helping shape long-term strategy, improve operational efficiency, and implement substantive change.

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Suzanne Gylfe
Managing director | US Brand leader
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Sarah Goldwasser
Senior manager | Brand Sponsorships
Deloitte & Touche LLP

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