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Special Event

Chefs & Champagne®

Chefs & Champagne® is the James Beard Foundation’s annual summer tasting party in the Hamptons. Join us when we honor the James Beard Award–winning chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and television personality Bobby FlayWe'll feature flowing Champagne Taittinger​, the wines of Wölffer Estate Vineyard, Stella Artois®, and culinary offerings from a select group of over 30 celebrated chefs, with many from JBF Award–winning restaurants. The Christian Wölffer Scholarship program to support food and wine studies will also be announced.

Chefs:

Philippe Bertineau 
Benoit, NYC 

Jamie Bissonnette and JBF Award Winner Ken Oringer
Coppa, Boston; and Toro, Boston and NYC 

Pastry Chef Stephen Collucci
Colicchio & Sons, NYC 

Yuhi Fujinaga 
The Sea Grill, NYC 

Steven Devereaux Greene 
An, Raleigh, NC  

JBF Award Winner Alexandra Guarnaschelli 
Butter, NYC

Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth 
Root & Bone, NYC 

Hugh Mangum 
Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque, NYC 

Pastry Chef George McKirdy 
Astor Bake Shop, Queens, NY 

John Mooney 
Bell Book & Candle, NYC; and Bidwell, Washington, D.C. 

Jesse Schenker 
The Gander, NYC  

Pastry Chef Miroslav Uskokovic 
Gramercy Tavern, NYC

Pecko Zantilaveevan
The Four Seasons Restaurant, NYC 

Erin Zircher
CRU, Nantucket, MA

Event details: 

  • VIP Reception: 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. 

  • Chefs & Champagne Main Event: 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. 

  • VIP After-Party: 8:30 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. 

Pricing:   

  • General Admission: JBF members $200, general public $275 (includes all tastings, silent auction, and gift bag)

  • VIP Premium Admission: $375 for JBF members and general public

  • VIP Tables of 10: $4,000 (VIP experience includes exclusive reception to all tastings, reserved table seating, silent auction preview, gift bag, and invitation to the VIP after-party)

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Stay tuned for chefs and menu! 

Event DetailsReservation Policy >

  • Date:
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  • Sat, 07.26.2014
  • 5:00 PM
  • Wölffer Estate Vineyard map
  • Members $200 / General Public $275
  • Call 212.627.2308 to reserve
 
 
 

April 2014

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Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Coast-to-Coast Cool Thu, 04.03.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Farmstead Feast Fri, 04.04.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Sonoma, CA Sat, 04.05.2014
 
Oregon Meets Mediterranean Sat, 04.05.2014
 
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Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
The Art of American Omakase Mon, 04.07.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Beard on Books Wed, 04.09.2014
 
Chicago Wed, 04.09.2014
 
Spirit of the Southwest Wed, 04.09.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Spring Is in the Air Thu, 04.10.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
D.C. Chef to Watch Sat, 04.12.2014
 
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Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Second-Night Passover Seder Tue, 04.15.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Heading South Wed, 04.16.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Sultan's Pantry Thu, 04.17.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
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Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Modern Japanese Izakaya Mon, 04.21.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Made in Memphis Tue, 04.22.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Enlightened Eaters Wed, 04.23.2014
 
Washington, D.C. Wed, 04.23.2014
 
World of Umami Burger Wed, 04.23.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Luscious Italian Thu, 04.24.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Springtime Latin Lunch Fri, 04.25.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
In Good Food We Trust Sat, 04.26.2014
 
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Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Garden Spring Fling Mon, 04.28.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Coastal Kitchen Tue, 04.29.2014
 
Greenhouse Gallery Mon, 03.03.2014
 
Vegas Glitz Wed, 04.30.2014
 
 
 
 
JBF Awards

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SUPPORTERS: Chefwear; Party Rental Ltd.

*List in formation for sponsors and supporters
 
For sponsorship opportunities: please contact Julie Marshall, director of events and marketing, at jmarshall@jamesbeard.org or 212.633.9145.
 
For silent auction donations: please contact Jen Roberts, events coordinator, at jroberts@jamesbeard.org or 212.627.1111 x563.