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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 >

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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
 
 
 

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Greenhouse Gallery Wed, 01.02.2013
 
 
 
 
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High-Voltage Cuisine Tue, 01.15.2013
 
Beard on Books Wed, 01.16.2013
 
New England Bounty Wed, 01.16.2013
 
Chicago Thu, 01.17.2013
 
Neighborhood Gem Thu, 01.17.2013
 
 
Jazz at Lincoln Center Sat, 01.19.2013
 
Richmond, VA Sat, 01.19.2013
 
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Jackson, MS Sun, 01.20.2013
 
 
 
Black Truffle Celebration Wed, 01.23.2013
 
 
Beaver Creek, CO Fri, 01.25.2013
 
 
Love, Umbrian Style Sat, 01.26.2013
 
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Midwinter Brunch Sun, 01.27.2013
 
Inspired New England Mon, 01.28.2013
 
Le Bec Fin’s Next Chapter Tue, 01.29.2013
 
Beard on Books Wed, 01.30.2013
 
Salmon Seduction Wed, 01.30.2013
 
Francis’s Favorites Thu, 01.31.2013
 
 
 
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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.