On the Menu: Week of September 21


Here’s what’s coming up at the James Beard House and around the country:


Monday, September 21, 7:00 P.M.
Grand Wine, Grand Feast
From manning the stoves at the acclaimed Ryland Inn to a gig overseeing JBF Award winner Jonathan Waxman’s growing restaurant empire, chef Anthony Bucco has serious kitchen cred. Now at the helm of Restaurant Latour at the elegant Crystal Springs Resort, he creates sumptuous menus that stand up to the resort’s unparalleled 135,000-bottle wine cellar.


Thursday, September 24, 7:00 P.M. 
Boulder Bounty
After reigning supreme on Top Chef Season 5, Hosea Rosenberg made an indelible mark on Boulder’s food scene with his Blackbelly concept. Join us as he brings facets of his farm, restaurant, marketplace, and butcher shop to the Beard House for a dining experience... Read more >

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Ask a Chef: "Top Chef" Winner Hosea Rosenberg


After reigning supreme on Top Chef: New York, Hosea Rosenberg went on to make an indelible mark on Boulder’s food scene with his Blackbelly concept. Later this month, the acclaimed toque will bring his talents back to the Big Apple to showcase facets of his farm, restaurant, and butcher shop for a dining experience from the source to the plate. In anticipation of his upcoming dinner, we spoke to Rosenberg about his guilty-pleasure foods, dry-aged beef, and the sage advice he received from Jacques Pépin.



What is your inspiration behind the menu for this Beard House event? 

To showcase what we’re doing at the new restaurant—mainly the butchery, dry-aging, and dry-curing.


What's a dish on your Beard House event menu that you're especially excited about or proud of, and why?... Read more >

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On the Menu: September 26 through October 2

Beard House dining room Here’s what’s happening at the Beard House and around the country next week: Sunday, September 26, 6:00 P.M. JBF Greens: Brooklyn Cooks For one night only we’re bring the best of Brooklyn to the Beard House. Join us for a special multi-course menu prepared by the chefs, wine experts, butchers, ice cream makers, and bakers that make Brooklyn the city’s most creative food borough. Tuesday, September 28, 7:00 P.M. Las Vegas Luxury Known for setting new standards for luxury in Las Vegas, Steve Wynn has outdone himself with his latest property, Encore. Join the talented chefs from Wynn’s empire for a meal that will span the culinary stratosphere, from innovative pan-Asian to Sinatra-inspired modern Italian. Tuesday, September 28, 7:00 P.M.

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Eye Candy: Bacchus

Top ChefsTop Chef winners Hosea Rosenberg and Stephanie Izard take a breather during a Friends of James Beard Benefit held at JBF Award winner Paul Bartolotta's Bacchus. You can see more pictures here and read about the event (including a recap straight from chef Izard herself) here and here.

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JBF Kitchen Cam