Here’s what’s happening at the Beard House next week: Sunday, May 23, 12:00 P.M. Blue Ribbon Book and Brunch The chef-owners of the longtime haunt of NYC chefs and in-the-know foodies, Blue Ribbon Brasserie, have met success with their every undertaking, which now number eight restaurants and a new cookbook. We are excited to welcome them to the Beard House for a brunch that’s sure to please their many devotees. Monday, May 24, 7:00 P.M. Cookin’ in the Bluegrass It ain’t called the Bluegrass State for nothin’: Kentucky’s verdant lands nourish exceptional produce, plump livestock, and a burgeoning local-food movement. For a preview of our partnership with the state’s World Equestrian Games, we’ve rounded up a group of area chefs for an evening of sophisticated, traditional Southern fare. Tuesday, May 25, 7:00 P.M. Culinary World of José Andrés For this special dinner, presented by GQ and The Glenlivet, internationally acclaimed chef José Andrés and his cadre of chefs will prepare a spectacular menu of modern dishes that effortlessly blend the classic flavors and ingredients of Spain with the innovations of molecular gastronomy. Wednesday, May 26, 7:00 P.M. New Jersey Farm to Table Once convinced he was destined to cook la cucina italiana, Michael Carrino found his true passion though the teachings of Escoffier and Carême. The energetic chef has lifted his Montclair bistro to the highest tier of Garden State dining, driven by his love for impeccable French cuisine and seasonal cooking. For details and reservations, visit www.jamesbeard.org/events or call 212.627.2308.