Guest of Honor Carla Hall
Franklin Becker
Anthony Bucco
Marc Anthony Bynum
Deena Chafetz
Amanda Cohen
Leah Cohen
Pastry Chef Stephen Collucci
Ben Del Coro
Daniel Eddy
Didier Elena
Brad Farmerie
Michael Ferraro
Tom Fraker
Pastry Chef Colleen Grapes (Photo by Paul Johnson)
Sam Hazen
Patti Jackson
Luis Jaramillo
JJ Johnson
Tyler Kinnett
Christopher Lavey
Jamie Leeds (Photo by Jacqui DePas)
Pastry Chef Matthew Lodes
JBF Award Winner Tony Maws
George Mendes
Todd Mitgang
Harold Moore
Melvin Myers
Titti Qvsrnström
AJ Schaller
Noah Schwartz
Pastry Chef Daniel Skurnick
Michael Vignola
Nick Wallace
Florian Wehrli
Jason Weiner (Photo by Lindsay Morris)
Matt John Wells
Doron Wong
Jonathan Wu
Pastry Chef Zac Young (Photo by Melissa Hom)
Marco Zapien
VIP After-Party Chef Michael P. Salvatore, III, CEC
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
Daytime Emmy Award–Winning Chef and Cookbook Author

Chefs:

Franklin Becker
The Little Beet Table, NYC

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

Marc Anthony Bynum
Hush Bistro, Farmingdale, NY

Deena Chafetz
Wölffer Kitchen, Sag Harbor, NY 

Amanda Cohen
Dirt Candy, NYC

Leah Cohen
Pig & Khao, NYC

Ben Del Coro 
Fossil Farms, Boonton, NJ

Daniel Eddy
Rebelle, NYC

Didier Elena
Chefs Club by Food & Wine, NYC

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

Michael Ferraro
Delicatessen, NYC

Tom Fraker and Marco Zapien
Melissa’s

Pastry Chef Colleen Grapes
Oceana, 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

Tyler Kinnett
Harvest, Cambridge, MA

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

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

Pastry Chef Matthew Lodes
Rose Bakery, NYC

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

George Mendes
Aldea and Lupulo, NYC 

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

Harold Moore
Commerce and Harold's Meat + Three, NYC

Melvin Myers
Success Catering, Antigua and Barbuda

Titti Qvarnström
Bloom in the Park, Malmö, Sweden

AJ Schaller
Corkbuzz Wine Studio, NYC

Pastry Chef Daniel Skurnick
Buddakan, NYC

Noah Schwartz
Noah’s, Greenport, NY

Michael Vignola
Strip House, NYC

Nick Wallace
Preserve, Jackson, MS

Florian Wehrli
Triomphe, NYC 

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

Doron Wong
​Northern Tiger and Yunnan Kitchen, NYC​

Jonathan Wu and Matt John Wells
Fung Tu, NYC

Pastry Chef Zac Young
David Burke Group, NY

VIP After-Party Chef
Michael P. Salvatore, III, CEC

Sysco Metro NY, LLC

 

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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JBF Kitchen Cam

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VIP AFTER PARTY SPONSOR:

 

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.