On the Menu: Week of October 7

Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen

 

Here's what's on the JBF calendar next week:

 

Wednesday, October 10, 12:00 P.M.

Beard on Books: Peter Kaminsky

Veteran food writer Peter Kaminsky rejects the idea that healthy eating equals bland food and calorie counting in Culinary Intelligence: The Art of Eating Healthy (and Really Well). After years of boundless eating and the looming threat of diabetes, Kaminsky learned to employ strategies for everyday healthy eating without sacrificing the pleasures of food and drink.

 

Wednesday, October 10, 7:00 P.M.

Sunshine State Celebration

These days there’s more to envy about Florida than just the great weather: the state is also home to a burgeoning epicurean scene. Orlando is no exception,... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of September 30

Wine glasses ready at the Beard House.

 

Here's what's on the JBF calendar next week:

 

Sunday, September 30, 6:00 P.M.

Fourth Annual Brooklyn Cooks

We’re bringing the best of Brooklyn to the Beard House! Join us for a special multi-course menu prepared by chefs from the city’s most delicious borough. The Greens will offer an exclusive The Glenlivet scotch tasting during the reception.

 

Monday, October 1, 7:00 P.M.

Autumn Splendor

After a brief stint at the Encore in Las Vegas, husband-and-wife team Ryan and Kelleanne Jones returned to their native Connecticut to open the acclaimed Mill at 2t, where discerning locals can get a taste of the couple’s modern and ingredient-driven American cuisine.... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of September 23

Chefs assemble in the kitchen at the Beard House.

 

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Sunday, September 23, 12:00 noon

Let's Do Brunch!

Philadelphia diners flock to husband-and-wife duo Andrew and Kristin Wood’s Russet for their elegant, ingredient-focused fare—and on weekends, it’s tough to snag a seat for their deliciously rustic brunch. Set in a historic Rittenhouse Square townhouse, the intimate eatery offers a daily-changing menu of Italian- and French-inspired cuisine.

 

Monday, September 24, 7:00 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: Philadelphia

Join host chef Jon Cichon and some of his esteemed colleagues at the renowned Philadelphia eatery Lacroix at the Rittenhouse for a very special Friends of James Beard Benefit dinner. To celebrate ten... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of September 16

guests at the James Beard House

 

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Tuesday, September 18, 6:00 P.M.

Women in Culinary Leadership Dinner

The James Beard Foundation and Vermilion will host a thought-provoking panel discussion and five-course Indian-Latin fusion dinner to create awareness of the rarity of women in leadership roles in the culinary industry. In addition, Vermilion founder Rohini Dey will announce the launch of the James Beard Foundation/Vermilion Women in Culinary Leadership Scholarship, as well as the ongoing Chefs for Women program at Vermilion. (Note: this event will take place at Vermilion restaurant in New York City.)

 

Tuesday, September 18, 7:00 P.M.

Julia Child Centennial Celebration

Few have truly... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of September 9

events at the James Beard House

 

The Beard House is back in high gear next week! Here's what's coming up:

 

Monday, September 10, 7:00 P.M.

A Celebration of Bitters

Drawing inspiration from bitters—a prized ingredient in the current cocktail renaissance—Marc Forgione will team up with spirits expert and JBF Award winner Brad Thomas Parsons to prepare a menu of the Iron Chef’s signature, globally influenced fare and bitters-centric cocktail pairings.

 

Tuesday, September 11, 7:00

The Group of 7 Chefs

Want to experience the best of Toronto’s rich food scene? Come to this dynamic dinner featuring the self-titled Group of 7 Chefs. Known for hosting incredible, forward-thinking dinners, this passionate crew of the Canadian city’s best and brightest culinary... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of August 19

 

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Tuesday, August 21, 7:00 P.M.

Mid-Atlantic Summer

Philadelphia has always received its share of foodie love, but in the nearby town of Ambler, Le Bec-Fin alum Jeffrey Power is generating buzz with his menu of seasonal, locally grown ingredients, many of which are grown in the restaurant’s own organic garden.

 

Wednesday, August 22, 7:00 P.M.

Modern Twist on Maine Flavors

With a name inspired by the Greek word for "idyllic place," Acadia is indeed a welcome respite for sophisticated diner. The high-end restaurant's stunning menu is overseen by chef Ryan McCaskey, an alum of esteemed kitchens like Courtright's and Rushmore. "At Acadia, however," writes Chicago Tribune critic Phil Vettel, "McCaskey is... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of August 12

 

Here's what's on the deck at the Beard House and beyond:

 

Sunday, August 12, 5:30 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit: Honolulu

In honor of Julia Child’s 100th birthday, the team at Honolulu’s Kahala Hotel & Resort will join forces with talented local chefs to prepare an elaborate French feast. Join JBF’s own Mitchell Davis at this benefit to revel in the stunning locale and properly fête the venerable culinary icon.

 

Monday, August 13, 7:00 P.M.

Sustainable and Artisanal

Experience seasonal, farm-to-table cuisine at its best when chef de cuisine Jon Vaast of Dressing Room joins us at the Beard House. Overseen by JBF Award winner and sustainable foods advocate Michel Nischan, the pioneering restaurant prides itself on its impeccably crafted, ingredient-driven menu.... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of August 5

 

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Monday, August 6, 7:00 P.M.

Best of D.C.

Our nation’s capital is more than just a humming center of government: it’s also a hotbed of outstanding and diverse cuisine, as proven by this talented group of chefs and mixologists who have earned nominations for one of the city’s most coveted dining awards, the RAMMY.

 

Tuesday, August 7, 7:00 P.M.

Taste of Kentucky, Sweet and Savory

Esteemed Louisville chef S. Dean Corbett—along with his talented chefs de cuisine Sarah Leopold and Travis Rockwell (who are engaged to be married)—is coming to the Beard House to give us a taste of his hometown. The trio will be serving an exceptional modern American menu highlighting native Kentucky ingredients.... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of July 29

 

Here's what's happening at the Beard House next week:

 

Monday, July 30, 7:00 P.M.

Fine Food, Wine, and Friendship

Enjoy an exceptional wine lovers’ dining experience when longtime friends join forces at the Beard House. Roy’s alum Jerry Weihbrecht of Zoës Steak & Seafood in Virginia Beach has crafted a menu of globally inflected American cuisine that will perfectly complement the boutique offerings of winemaker Ron Nicholsen of the prestigious Kelham Vineyards in Napa.

 

Tuesday, July 31, 7:00 P.M.

Taste of Grande Lakes

Set at the headwaters of the Everglades, Grande Lakes Orlando is one of Florida’s most sought-after destinations, offering guests an exquisite setting along with incomparable amenities. Experience a taste of this ultra chic getaway when the... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of July 22

chefs at James Beard House

 

Here's what's happening at the Beard House next week:

 

Tuesday, July 24, 7:00 P.M.
Modern Italian
Touted as a “chef to watch” by Esquire, Enzo Fargione has garnered widespread acclaim for his modern Italian cuisine. At Elisir, his latest venture, the Turin-born chef lives up to his hands-on reputation with an observation deck and a live video feed of his masterful work in the kitchen.

 

Wednesday, July 25, 7:00 P.M.
Jody Adams’s Waterfront Gem
When James Beard Award winner Jody Adams tapped protégé Andrew Hebert to lead the kitchen of TRADE, her new restaurant in a revitalized waterfront neighborhood, he quickly proved to be the man for the job, dazzling diners with his mastery of bold, global flavors.

 

Thursday, July 26, 7... Read more >

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