The James Beard culinary Foundation and Visa have partnered to bring you the ultimate dining experience. With this, Visa Signature is now the preferred payment method for all of the James Beard’s events. As a Visa Signature cardholder, you have access to exclusive epicurean experiences featuring some of the world’s most renown chefs. You will receive a number of benefits through this partnership, including exclusive Visa Signature presale and preferred pricing on tickets to Celebrity Chef Tour dinners benefiting the James Beard Foundation. The 2010 Celebrity Chef Tour will visit cities including New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Toronto, Atlanta, Boston, Seattle, Phoenix, Baltimore, San Francisco, Denver, Minneapolis, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Michael Schlow, Marcus Samuelsson and Walter “The American Chef” Scheib are among the host of celebrity chefs participating. These and other special benefits for Visa Signature cardholders will be updated throughout the year. Visa Signature cardholders can visit http://www.visa.com/signature anytime to check out the latest perks and upcoming events.