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

Ben Del Coro 
Fossil Farms, Boonton, NJ

Didier Elena
Chefs Club by Food and Wine, NYC

Mary Dumont
Harvest, Cambridge, MA 

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

Michael Ferraro
Delicatessen, NYC

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

Luis Jaramillo
Blue Water Grill, NYC

Joseph 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 

AJ Schaller
Corkbuzz Wine Studio, NYC

Noah Schwartz
Noah’s, Greenport, NY

John Suley
Celebrity Cruises®

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

Florian Wehrli
Triomphe, at the Iroquois New York, 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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Delmonico Decadence Mon, 12.03.2012
 
 
 
 
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The Ryland Inn Revisited Mon, 12.10.2012
 
 
Beard on Books Wed, 12.12.2012
 
From Scratch Sessions: Pie Wed, 12.12.2012
 
Best of Blais Thu, 12.13.2012
 
Italian-American Christmas Fri, 12.14.2012
 
Brewmaster’s Banquet Sat, 12.15.2012
 
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Las Vegas Mon, 12.17.2012
 
Capital Christmas Mon, 12.17.2012
 
Vibrant Italian Tue, 12.18.2012
 
Alison’s Holiday Feast Wed, 12.19.2012
 
White Truffle Extravaganza Thu, 12.20.2012
 
 
 
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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.