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On the Menu: October 10 through October 16



October 08, 2010


Guests enjoy dinner at the Beard House. Here’s what’s happening at the Beard House and around the country next week: Sunday, October 10, 7:00 P.M. Sunday Supper Every Italian knows that there is no meal more special than the Sunday supper. For this familial feast, Food Network star Anne Burrell and Mark Ladner of NYC’s Del Posto will join forces with Cesare Casella of New York’s Salumeria Rosi to create an Italian feast that’s sure to rival grandma’s. Tuesday, October 12, 7:00 P.M. Artisanal Wine Dinner In a city known for culinary innovation, creative chef Shin Thompson does more than hold his own at Bonsoirée. Heralded as a “genius” in a recent three-star rave from the Chicago Tribune, Thompson is returning to the Beard House with another thrilling menu of his signature French- and Japanese-informed cooking. Thursday, October 14, 6:30 P.M. Beard on Books at Tenement Talks Jane Ziegelman 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement Join us for a private culinary-themed tour of the Tenement Museum, followed by a reading, discussion, and signing with Jane Ziegelman and JBF Vice President Mitchell Davis. Thursday, October 14, 7:00 P.M. Relais & Châteaux Series: Newport Fall Dinner Located along the ruggedly beautiful New England coastline, Castle Hill Inn & Resort has been attracting luxury-seekers for over a century. The Relais & Châteaux property’s refined cuisine is as stunning as the scenery, thanks to the creativity and talents of Beard House alum Jonathan Cambra. Thursday, October 14, 7:00 P.M. Celebrity Chef Tour: Phoenix Host Chef Beau MacMilan Guest Celebrity Chef Bradford Thompson Celebrity Chef Tour events are dinners that benefit the James Beard Foundation, in which JBF Award winners and other celebrity chefs travel to private clubs, resorts, and other exclusive venues across America to prepare dinners and promote the culinary arts. Friday, October 15, 7:00 P.M. Nordic Autumn Table Earlier this year, Marcus Jernmark was charged with reinventing the menu at NYC’s award-winning temple of modern Swedish cuisine, Aquavit. With a focus on seasonality and housemade ingredients like sausages, smoked meats, and cured fish, this young chef is bringing his native cuisine to a new level. Saturday, October 16, 7:00 P.M. Tasting Texas and New World Wine When it comes to flavor, the saying is right—everything’s bigger in Texas. Chef Ty Thoren of Dallas’s Gaylord Texan Resort is traveling to the Beard House to prove just that with a menu of bold, Southwestern-inspired dishes, accompanied by Chilean and California wines. For details and reservations, visit or call 212.627.2308.