Beard on Books
Beard on Books is an ongoing monthly literary series featuring readings and discussions with some of the food world’s most celebrated authors.
Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino waters, Lavazza Coffee, tea from Tea Forté, and Valrhona Chocolate will be served. Sweets provided by Three Tarts. Guests are also welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch.
All events take place at:
The James Beard House
167 West 12th Street
To RSVP, please call reservations manager Colleen Vincent at 212.627.2308.
Upcoming Beard on Books Events:
JBF Award Winner Sanford D'Amato
Good Stock: Life on a Low Simmer
As one of the revolutionary chefs who pioneered New American cuisine in the late 20th century, JBF Award winner Sanford D'Amato solidified his status as an icon of the American culinary landscape. In his memoir, Good Stock: Life on a Low Simmer, D'Amato shares the stories of his fabled career from his humble start to the opening of the famed Le Chantilly, along with 80 of his most cherished recipes.
JBF Award Winner Marcus Samuelsson
Yes, Chef: A Memoir
Yes, Chef: A Memoir chronicles JBF Award winner Marcus Samuelsson’s incredible journey, from being orphaned in Ethiopia, to his adoption and childhood in Sweden, to his arrival in New York City, where his work at Aquavit earned him a coveted New York Times three-star rating at the tender age of 24. His career trajectory led him to White House dinners, reality show triumphs, and, ultimately, the opening of his acclaimed Red Rooster restaurant in Harlem, where he’s fulfilled his dream of creating a truly diverse, multicultural dining room.