Guest of Honor Carla Hall
Anthony Bucco
Marc Anthony Bynum
Pastry Chef Stephen Collucci
Mary Dumont
Brad Farmerie
Michael Ferraro
Sam Hazen
JJ Johnson
Christopher Lavey
JBF Award Winner Tony Maws
George Mendes
Todd Mitgang
AJ Schaller
Noah Schwartz
Florian Wehrli
John Matthew Wells
Jonathan Wu
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:

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

Marc Anthony Bynum
Hush Bistro, Farmingdale, NY

Amanda Cohen
Dirt Candy, NYC

Leah Cohen
Pig & Khao, NYC

Ben Del Coro 
Fossil Farms, Boonton, NJ

Mary Dumont
Harvest, Cambridge, MA

Daniel Eddy
Rebelle, NYC

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

Tom Fraker and Marco Zapien
Melissa’s

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 Kirkland Tap & Trotter, Boston

George Mendes
Aldea and Lupulo, NYC 

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

Harold Moore
Commerce, NYC

Titti Qvsrnström
Bloom in the Park, Malmö, Sweden

AJ Schaller
Corkbuzz Wine Studio, NYC

Noah Schwartz
Noah’s, Greenport, NY

Michael Vignola
Strip House, NYC

Nick Wallace
Preserve, Jackson, MS

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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January 2013

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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
 
 
 
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.