Guest of Honor Carla Hall
Special Event

Chefs & Champagne®

Chefs & Champagne® is the James Beard Foundation’s annual summer tasting party in the Hamptons. Join us when we honor celebrated TV personality, chef, and cookbook author Carla Hall. We'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.​

Guest of Honor:

Carla Hall
TV Personality, Chef, and Cookbook Author

Chefs:

Anthony Bucco
Restaurant Latour at Crystal Springs Resort, Hamburg, NJ

Marc Anthony Bynum
Hush Bistro, Farmingdale, NY

Leah Cohen
Pig & Khao, Brooklyn, NY

Ben Del Coro 
Fossil Farms, Boonton, NJ

Mary Dumont
Harvest, Cambridge, MA 

Didier Elena
Chefs Club by Food and Wine, NYC

Brad Farmerie
Public and Saxon + Parole, NYC; and The Thomas & Fagiani’s Bar, Napa, CA 

Michael Ferraro
Delicatessen, NYC

Sam Hazen
Atlantic Grill, Blue Fin, Blue Water Grill, and Ocean Grill, NYC

Patti Jackson
Delaware and Hudson, Brooklyn, NY

Luis Jaramillo
Blue Water Grill, NYC

JJ Johnson 
The Cecil, NYC

Christopher Lavey and Pastry Chef Stephen Collucci 
Colicchio & Sons, NYC

Jamie Leeds
Hank’s Oyster Bar, Washington, D.C. 

JBF Award Winner Tony Maws
Craigie on Main and The Kirland Tap & Trotter, Boston

George Mendes
Aldea and Lupulo, NYC 

Todd Mitgang
Crave Fishbar, NYC; and South Edison, Montauk, NY

AJ Schaller
Corkbuzz Wine Studio, NYC

Noah Schwartz
Noah’s, Greenport, NY

John Suley
Celebrity Cruises®

Florian Wehrli

Triomphe, at the Iroquois New York, NYC 

Jason Weiner
Almond, NYC and Bridgehampton, NY; L&W Oyster Co., NYC

Doron Wong
​Northern Tiger and Yunnan Kitchen, NYC​

Jonathan Wu and John Matthew Wells
Fung Tu, NYC

 

 

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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October 2012

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Autumn Splendor Mon, 10.01.2012
 
30 Years of the Water Club Tue, 10.02.2012
 
A Spoonful of Paradise Wed, 10.03.2012
 
Sexy New American Cuisine Thu, 10.04.2012
 
West Hollywood, CA Thu, 10.04.2012
 
Palmaz Wine Lovers' Dinner Sat, 10.06.2012
 
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Beard on Books Wed, 10.10.2012
 
Sunshine State Celebration Wed, 10.10.2012
 
 
Día de la Raza Fri, 10.12.2012
 
 
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Southern Flair Mon, 10.15.2012
 
Enlightened Eaters Tue, 10.16.2012
 
That's Amore Tue, 10.16.2012
 
2012 JBF Food Conference Wed, 10.17.2012
 
2012 JBF Leadership Awards Wed, 10.17.2012
 
Bohemian European Wed, 10.17.2012
 
Taste of Panama Thu, 10.18.2012
 
Minneapolis Thu, 10.18.2012
 
Empire State Rising Star Fri, 10.19.2012
 
 
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Jean-Louis Palladin Dinner Sun, 10.21.2012
 
Kickstart Your Cookbook Mon, 10.22.2012
 
Taste of the Hudson Valley Mon, 10.22.2012
 
American Classic Tue, 10.23.2012
 
Historic Elegance Wed, 10.24.2012
 
Atlantic Beach, FL Thu, 10.25.2012
 
Canada's Top Chefs Thu, 10.25.2012
 
 
Winter Park, FL Fri, 10.26.2012
 
Contemporary Chianti Dinner Sat, 10.27.2012
 
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Atlanta Sun, 10.28.2012
 
Ooh La L'amour Mon, 10.29.2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
JBF Kitchen Cam

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SUPPORTERS: ChefwearKoppert Cress; Party Rental Ltd.; Sag Harbor Florist

*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 Sarah Drew, events assistant, at sdrew@jamesbeard.org or 212.627.1111 x564.