#GAReads | James Beard Foundation Makes Changes to Diversify Its Awards

 photo credit: James Palinsad [ CC BY-ND 2.0 ],  via Flickr

photo credit: James Palinsad [CC BY-ND 2.0], via Flickr

James Beard Foundation Makes Changes to Diversify Its Awards”:

The James Beard Foundation is changing its rules and regulations in an effort to make its coveted awards more inclusive and to counter critics who say the organization has not done enough to fight race and gender imbalances in the restaurant industry.

The changes were announced Tuesday and go into effect immediately, in time for the coming nomination season, which begins this month and culminates in a black-tie ceremony in May.

Read Kim Severson’s full article at The New York Times here…