Daytime Emmy® Award, 1996

Julia Child won this Daytime Emmy® from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for her work as an “Outstanding Service Show Host” for the series In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs. This was the first of three cooking series filmed in Julia Child’s home kitchen in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It featured Julia hosting a different professional chef each week, with the chef demonstrating various techniques and dishes of contemporary American cooking. Her guests included Jody Adams, Rick Bayless, Daniel Boulud, Leah Chase, and other luminaries of the American culinary world.
The other two cooking series filmed in Julia’s home kitchen were Baking with Julia (1996) and Julia and Jacques: Cooking at Home, with Chef Jacques Pepin (1999).
Object Name
Emmy award
date made
Child, Julia
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 15 in x 8 in; 38.1 cm x 20.32 cm
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accession number
catalog number
Food Culture
Television broadcasts
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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