Here's what's coming up at the James Beard House and around the country:
Monday, December 15, 7:00 P.M.
Black Truffle Fête
These days Matt Conroy is serving up expertly crafted bistro classics at Soho’s Little Prince, while Rogan Lechthaler presides over the Downtown Grocery in Ludlow, Vermont. But years ago the two worked in the kitchen at Verde in Stratton Mountain (Conroy was Lechthaler’s sous-chef). Join these two old friends as they collaborate on an elegant black truffle holiday menu.
Tuesday, December 16, 7:00 P.M.
Finger Lakes Holiday Dinner
The picturesque Finger Lakes region of New York State beckons travelers year-round with its distinctive natural beauty and award-winning wineries. For this holiday celebration, three talented chefs from some of the area’s most highly respected restaurants will collaborate on a festive, elegant menu paired with notable local wines.
Wednesday, December 17, 7:00 P.M.
Peek behind the curtain at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. and you’ll discover a revolutionary new supper club that’s redefining Sin City’s social scene. Wesley Holton is the chef behind this new Las Vegas hotspot, and brings along years of experience in JBF Award winner Daniel Boulud's restaurant empire, guaranteeing this dinner will be anything but a gamble. Just remember, what happens at the Beard House, stays at the Beard House.
Thursday, December 18, 7:00 P.M.
The Great Southern Christmas Dinner
After honing his skills at Art Smith’s Southern Art in Atlanta, Anthony Gray has taken his repertoire of pork-inflected comfort food to the Bacon Bros. Public House. Deck the halls with Southern style at this dinner from below the Mason-Dixon Line, featuring homey holiday dishes sure to warm even a Grinch’s heart.