James Beard Welcomes Dinova, A Deeper Connection to Corporate Dining

James Beard Welcomes Dinova, A Deeper Connection to Corporate Dining

Business diners often bring a unique perspective to the dinner table: some gatherings are set in the name of team building. Others are planned under the sales and account-management halo. Sometimes two colleagues dine together for a mix of business and personal conversation. Regardless of what inspires these guests to eat together, there’s no question that work and food share a fruitful relationship: a great meal can help to cement a new business deal, while business travelers and corporate events play a key role in the health of the restaurant industry.

 

Thanks to Dinova, a new James Beard Foundation partner, the intersection of dining and business is growing even more productive. Working directly with many of America’s largest corporate brands, Dinova steers professionals and business travelers to its growing nationwide network of restaurants. Dinova has more than 10,000 establishments on its roster... Read more >

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JBF to Celebrate the Tenth Anniversary of Meatless Monday

Peggy Neu and Sid Lerner of the Monday Campaigns

 

When Meatless Monday launched ten years ago, the campaign had a modest goal: encourage Americans to eat slightly less meat. Based on the notion that people are more determined to reprogram their habits at the beginning of the week, the group has steadily racked up victories and adherents: the growing trendiness of plant-based diets, the support of celebrity chefs and other stars, and Sodexo, a major institutional food supplier, designing meat-free programs for its clients.

 

But even in this dawning era of the cauliflower steak, America’s meat-heavy diet... Read more >

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The JBF Kitchen Cam Launches Today!

JBF Kitchen Cam

 

It's an exciting day at JBF! Today we're launching the JBF Kitchen Cam, a live, three-angle camera feed that captures the behind-the-scenes action and a glimpse of our visiting chefs at work. Tune in today at 5:30 P.M. to watch multiple JBF Award–winning chef Daniel Boulud and his team in the Beard House kitchen.

 

Tune into the JBF Kitchen Cam here and join the conversation by including #JBFKitchenCam in your tweets. 

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Announcing the JBF Kitchen Cam

Announcing the James Beard Foundation Kitchen Cam

 

Anyone who has ever dined at the Beard House knows that the experience includes an opportunity to pass through the townhouse's historic kitchen and see our visiting chefs at work. Starting next Monday, anyone with a computer or a mobile device will get to peep the action, too.

 

On March 31, we're launching the JBF Kitchen Cam, a live, three-angle camera feed that captures the excitement and atmosphere of the 200+ dining events that take place at the Beard House over the course of a year. The official launch coincides with a special dinner by JBF Award–winning chef Daniel Boulud, featuring a menu inspired by his latest cookbook and memoir, Daniel: My French Cuisine.

 

Tune into the JBF Kitchen Cam... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of December 8

Photo taken by Max Flatow

 

Here's what the James Beard Foundation is up to next week: 

 

Sunday, December 8, 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

The 12th Annual JBF Greens Holiday Party

Join the James Beard Foundation Greens (foodies under 40) when we celebrate the holidays at our annual holiday party. Don’t miss this chance to explore our muse’s home and sample culinary delights from some of the city’s most exciting chefs. A selection of fine wines from the Seeker, cocktails by Junior Merino, and beers from Stella Artois will be served to keep everyone in good spirits. A goodie bag and heaps of holiday cheer are guaranteed. 

 

Monday, December 9, 7:00 P.M.

Winter Black Truffles

The intoxicating aroma of black truffles will perfume the air at this extravagant event. Diners will be... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of December 1

Upcoming events at the James Beard Foundation

 

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Tuesday, December 3, 7:00 P.M.

Northern Italian Winter Feast

Got a case of the winter blues? We’ve got just the cure: cozy up at the Beard House with an indulgent, stick-to-your-ribs seasonal feast. Back by popular demand, Angelo Elia and his talented team will present an opulent menu of masterfully prepared fare that’s sure to satisfy.

 

Wednesday, December 4, 12:00 noon

Enlightened Eaters

Think about Southern cooking: you're probably picturing fried chicken, barbecued ribs, and greens that play a supporting role to bacon. By recasting vegetables as the headlining act in their new book, The Southern Vegetarian: 100 Down-Home... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of November 24

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Thursday, November 28, 6:00 P.M.

Southern Thanksgiving Feast

Leave your roasting rack and kitchen twine at home and join us at the Beard House for a Southern Thanksgiving feast. That renowned hospitality will be on display this Turkey Day when acclaimed chef Brandon Frohne shows us how it’s done on the other side of the Mason-Dixon Line. 

        

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On the Menu: Week of November 17

Upcoming events at the James Beard Foundation

 

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Monday, November 18, 6:30 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: Chicago

Fresh off a three-star review from the Chicago Tribune, the Windy City’s mk is playing host to this exciting Friends of James Beard Benefit, headlined by local and visiting talent—including two JBF Outstanding Chef Award winners.

 

Monday, November 18, 7:00 PM

Italian Chic

For fine dining in the Gaslamp, those in the know head straight to BiCE, the U.S. outpost of the chic Northern Italian eatery where Milan-born chef Mario Cassineri’s modern spin on classic Italian dishes is inspired by Southern California’s local bounty.

 

Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 P.M.... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of November 10

James Beard House

 

Here's what the James Beard Foundation is up to next week: 

 

Sunday, November 10, 5:30 P.M.

Kansas City, MO

The iconic American Restaurant will serve as the backdrop for our perennial Friends of James Beard Benefit in Kansas City. This year, host chef Michael Corvino has culled a formidable team of talent from both near and far to join forces for a stunning menu of contemporary American cuisine.

 

Monday, November 11, 7:00 P.M.

Chefs & Farmers Celebration

Kitchen dynamo Paula DaSilva helped open the renowned 3030 Ocean in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, over a decade ago and recently returned as the restaurant’s new executive chef. For this dinner, DaSilva has gathered a group of her talented colleagues to serve a fall-themed menu highlighting the... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of November 2

Upcoming events at the James Beard Foundation

 

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Monday, November 11, 7:00 P.M.

Wild About Game

We know that the opportunity to work with exceptional ingredients makes chefs’ hearts race, so we’re giving them what they want. This one-of-a-kind Beard House dinner will feature some of the New York City area’s best chefs and a sumptuous fall menu of succulent game meats.

 

Wednesday, November 6, 12:00 P.M.

Enlightened Eaters

In the expanded edition of the wildly popular Clean Food, acclaimed chef Terry Walters demonstrates how beneficial a healthy diet can be through vegan and gluten-free dishes. Inspired, original recipes featuring wholesome and... Read more >

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