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On the Menu: Week of August 12

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

August 10, 2012


Here's what's on the deck at the Beard House and beyond:

Sunday, August 12, 5:30 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit: Honolulu

In honor of Julia Child’s 100th birthday, the team at Honolulu’s Kahala Hotel & Resort will join forces with talented local chefs to prepare an elaborate French feast. Join JBF’s own Mitchell Davis at this benefit to revel in the stunning locale and properly fête the venerable culinary icon.

Monday, August 13, 7:00 P.M.

Sustainable and Artisanal

Experience seasonal, farm-to-table cuisine at its best when chef de cuisine Jon Vaast of Dressing Room joins us at the Beard House. Overseen by JBF Award winner and sustainable foods advocate Michel Nischan, the pioneering restaurant prides itself on its impeccably crafted, ingredient-driven menu.

Tuesday, August 14, 7:00 P.M.

Innovative Japanese

Former professional snowboarder Akira Back worked alongside Nobu Matsuhisa and Masaharu Morimoto before opening his exciting contemporary Japanese restaurant at the Bellagio. He returns to the Beard House to showcase his menu of inventive Japanese dishes that has all the high rollers talking.

Wednesday, August 15, 7:00 P.M.

Daily Catch

An acclaimed protégé of JBF Award winner Todd English, David Nevins (formerly of Osetra and Neptune Oyster) showcases pristine seafood at the recently opened Nix’s Mate in downtown Boston. Join us when we enjoy a taste of his signature Mediterranean cuisine, with the freshest ocean bounty front and center.