JBF Education

Watch archived footage from our 2014 JBF Food Conference: Health & Food: Is Better Food the Prescription for a Healthier America?  

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 Sarabeth's. 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:

1000 Foods to Eat Before You Die

Wednesday, 06.10.15
Noon–1:00 P.M.

JBF Award Winner Mimi Sheraton

1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die

Between her roles as a former New York Times restaurant critic and food and travel journalist, JBF Award winner Mimi Sheraton has criss-crossed the globe while experiencing the best bites around the world. In her new book, 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die, Sheraton offers her insights, compiling a list of must-haves for the adventurous food lover in all of us. Ranging from high-end tasting menus to the simple delight of a frozen candy bar, Sheraton shares her view on how to live life to its gastronomic fullest. ​

Join us for an upcoming Beard on Books reading:

July 8, 2015
Elizabeth Bard
Picnic in Provence: A Memoir with Recipes

July 15, 2015 
Cindy Lobel
Urban Appetites: Food & Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York

October 1, 2015
Nora  Pouillion
My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today

October 28, 2015
Diane Kochilas
Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die

November 4, 2015
Alex Stupak and Jordana Rothman
Tacos: Recipes and Provocations

December 9, 2015
Sarabeth Levine