James Beard Foundation & Benchmark Open 2014 Bob Zappatelli Culinary Arts Scholarship Applications
May 16, 2014 11:30am
"Bob would have loved that part of his remarkable legacy is to enhance educational opportunities for the next generation of culinary professionals," said Ellen Sinclair, senior vice president for Benchmark Hospitality International. "To be able to make a difference with this scholarship, by helping defray rising tuition costs for students of the culinary arts, is completely in keeping with Bob's unique educational gifts. It is the best tribute to him."
The Bob Zappatelli Culinary Arts Scholarship Application
Culinary students globally can apply online through the James Beard Foundation website for consideration for the Bob Zappatelli Culinary Arts Scholarship educational resources. The scholarship application can be accessed online at:
The application process remains open through June 1st, 2014.
For further information on the Bob Zappatelli Culinary Arts Scholarship, the application process, or additional scholarships available through the James Beard Foundation, students are encouraged to visit www.JamesBeard.org
The Bob Zappatelli Culinary Arts Scholarship Fund
The Bob Zappatelli Culinary Arts Scholarship, established in 2009, is presented annually in partnership with The James Beard Foundation, the definitive culinary arts organization in the United States dedicated to showcasing American chefs' talents. The scholarship celebrates the passion for the food & beverage profession of the late Bob Zappatelli, Benchmark Hospitality International's first vice president of food & beverage, and serves as a living memorial to his unforgettable enthusiasm in the advancement of the culinary arts. For many years, Bob Zappatelli worked closely with The James Beard Foundation, hosting the immensely popular Benchmark Holiday Dinner each December at the James Beard House in New York City.
The James Beard Foundation provides a Scholarship Program as one of its educational pillars, to which the Bob Zappatelli Culinary Arts Scholarship Fund has been added. The Fund is included in the Foundation's catalogue of nearly 80 annual culinary scholarships the organization administers and makes available each spring for students domestically and globally. Each spring, generous scholarships are granted via the James Beard Foundation to students at many schools of note, including the Culinary Institute of America, Johnson & Wales, and Le Cordon Bleu International. The James Beard Foundation distributes resources through the Scholarship Management Services division of Scholarship America, a respected nonprofit organization that has helped award scholarships to over one million students.
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