Photos: Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market

The James Beard Foundation's Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market


Last night we dusted off our communal tables and set up for the fifth annual Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market, a Friends of James Beard Benefit that raises funds for our Scholarship for Fulton Youth of the Future at Robert Fulton Houses, as well as for Wellness in the Schools. Check out our Instagram page for snaps from this fantastic family-style meal, which included dishes from Stephanie Izard, Dominique Crenn, and Bill Telepan. 

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On the Menu: Week of March 24


Here's what's on our calendar next week:


Sunday, March 24, 6:00 P.M.

Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market

Back by popular demand, this convivial Friends of James Beard Benefit will bring together a formidable group of chefs from both near and far to prepare the ultimate family-style feast at New York City’s iconic Chelsea Market. Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market raises funds for the James Beard Foundation's Scholarship for Fulton Youth of the Future at Robert Fulton Houses, as well as Wellness in the Schools.


Tuesday, March 26, 7:00 P.M.

Second Night Passover Seder

​If you’ve ever contemplated Passover’s fifth question—“Why on this night isn’t the food better?”—we hope to see you at our annual second-night Passover seder. We’ve enlisted the brightest stars of NYC’s new Jewish food... Read more >

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JBF on the Air: New York Restaurants, Now and Then

Paul Freedman


What was it like to be at a New York dinner party in 1870? To find out, JBF's Mitchell Davis took a historical culinary trip with Paul Freedman, history professor at Yale University, on yesterday's episode of Taste Matters. The two revisited old menus and dining trends in the context of class and cultural status, talked about our nation's first restaurants and current groundbreaking establishments, and considered the cultural and historical importance of dining out in America. Listen below to learn more:

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More Cooking Up Change Qualifiers

The James Beard Foundation is the official culinary partner of Cooking Up Change


Since we last posted about Cooking Up Change, a nationwide high school competition to improve school lunch, the Healthy Schools Campaign–backed initiative has held two more of its regional qualifiers, one in St. Louis and another in Jacksonville.


In St. Louis, a three-student team from Beaumont High School (pictured at top) took the win with their menu of barbecue baked chicken, sautéed broccoli and carrots, and poached pears. You can read St. Louis Public Radio's coverage of the competition on its website

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Recipe Roundup: Leafy Greens

Erbazzone Torta with Braised Greens, Prosciutto Cotto, and Eggs

When the lack of new offerings at the farmers' market gets us down this time of year, we turn to leafy greens. The trick is to move beyond a simple sauté: try greens puréed into creamy soups, tossed into a lemony salad, or braised and stuffed into a hearty Italian tart.


Kale Salad with Pecorino and Hazelnuts

Kale, you may have gone mainstream, but we're still not over you. We could eat this nutty, crunchy, kale-y salad every day.


Cream of Spinach Soup

This super-simple recipe from cookbook author James Peterson c... Read more >

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JBF Partners with the Third Coast International Audio Festival's ShortDocs Challenge

The James Beard Foundation is partnering with the Third Coast International Audio Festival's 2013 ShortDocs Challenge


Here at JBF, we're all about the sense of taste. But thanks to Chicago's Third Coast International Audio Festival (TCIAF), we're about to start putting our ears to work, too.


A weekly radio show, audio library, podcast, and public listening series all rolled into one aural package, TCIAF curates sound-rich stories from around the world and helps them reach as many ears as possible. They also run the ShortDocs Challenge, an annual competition that invites anyone and everyone to create a short radio piece based on a unique set of rules and a partnering organization. This year's partner? Yours truly.


More specifically, the 2013 ShortDocs Challenge is inspire... Read more >

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The Complete JBF Award Nominees

The 2013 James Beard Award nominations


Late to this morning's announcement of the Beard Award nominations? No problem: we've got the full list right here.


Don't forget: the Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards dinner will be on Friday, May 3, while the Design and the Restaurant and Chef Awards will be revealed on Monday, May 6. Details about those events are here. Hope to see you there!

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