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On the Menu: Week of August 4

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

August 01, 2014


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Monday, August 4, 6:00 P.M 
Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: New Orleans 
If you’re interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at or 212.627.1128. Proceeds support the Foundation’s scholarships and culinary programs.

Monday, August 4, 7:00 P.M 
Celebrity Chef Tour: Washington, D.C 
For reservations or more information, please visit For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Julie Marshall at 212.633.9145 or

Tuesday, August 5, 7:00 P.M 
The Mission Gem 
“On every dish, Des Voignes and his team surprise the palate,” wrote San Francisco Chronicle critic Michael Bauer in his three-star review of Local’s Corner, a fitting follow-up to the equally beloved Local Mission Eatery. In keeping with the local theme, this Beard House menu will celebrate East Coast summer seafood.

Wednesday, August 6, 7:00 P.M 
Jersey Summer Bounty 
Even though it’s just across the river from New York City’s concrete jungle, New Jersey is overflowing with succulent summer produce from its local farms. Let this tight-knit group of Jersey chefs guide you through the best of the season’s bounty, proving exactly why it’s called the Garden State. 

Thursday, August 7, 7:00 P.M 
Slammin’ Summertime Barbecue 
Nothing says summertime like ’cue. For this Beard House feast, we’ve enlisted one of the best pitmasters in the country: Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint’s Pat Martin, whose knack for whole-hog-style cooking satisfies picky aficionados in Nashville and beyond.