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Open For Good

Community-focused and independent restaurants are at the heart of every city, town, and village across America, and the world. For over 30 years, the James Beard Foundation has celebrated the best of those restaurants, showcased culinary excellence, and pushed chefs and restaurateurs to use their voices for positive change.

 

Open for Good is the James Beard Foundation’s campaign to help independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term.

 

Open for Good programs provide critical resources to help independent restaurants build the capacity to come back stronger, more equitable, more sustainable, and more resilient.

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As part of the Open for Good campaign, JBF’s Industry Support work aims to help the restaurant and hospitality industry rebuild better and thrive for the long term.
These emerging projects and programs include educational resources, research, and tool kits to help chefs, restaurant owners, and other culinary leaders meet the many challenges in the industry today.
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Our Open for Good Industry Support Fund is launching soon! Grants from this new industry support fund will initially support the supplemental costs of PPE, redesigning spaces for social distancing, and/or other business improvements needed to reopen the restaurants across the country. This fund will ultimately transition to supporting the financial needs of chef-owners to strengthen and expand their businesses.

Learn more on jamesbeard.org