Early in his professional career, Kris Moon got his start in food as a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, certified in holistic nutritional counselling.
First joining The James Beard Foundation (JBF) in 2007, Kris directed the operations of Greenwich Village’s James Beard House, initiating events with feature culinary leaders before moving on to execute special events with the Foundation of AIDS Research. He returned in 2011 as JBF’s Director of Charitable Giving which was followed by a promotion to Senior Director of Strategy and Development and, eventually, Vice President.
Kris has been credited for the development and growth of JBF’s Young Professionals Committee while making numerous appearances on-air and in-print on behalf of the Foundation.
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