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The ultimate culinary experience where culture, pleasure, and purpose meet.

Located in the brand-new Market 57 food hall, Platform by the James Beard Foundation, a state-of-the-art show kitchen and educational space for outstanding culinary arts programming and Good To Go by JBF, a fast-casual concept that brings the Foundation’s Good Food for Good®  mission to life through chef-crafted food and beverage offerings.

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From a chef-in-residence program, intimate dining events with James Beard Award–winning chefs, exceptional wine-focused programming, exciting cooking demos, hands-on culinary classes, interactive exhibits, book signings, to industry trainings, and more—there’s something for everyone to indulge their inner foodie and celebrate the people, cultures, traditions, and innovations shaping America's food culture today.

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Good To Go

Only have time for a quick bite? Check out Good To Go by JBF™, our fast-casual food kiosk in Market 57, offering fresh chef-crafted food & beverage selections.

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With new events nearly every day of the week, Platform is here to satisfy your cravings and curiosity. Explore a new cuisine at an intimate dinner, shake up some cocktails at a class, or dive into food history and culture at a panel or demo.



Support the James Beard Foundation by becoming a member of our Patron Program. In addition to directly supporting our work, Patrons get exclusive perks like custom merch and access to VIP receptions, private events, and a monthly pre-sale for Platform events.

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