Here's what's happening at the James Beard House and around the country next week:
Monday, December 17, 5:30 P.M.
Join internationally renowned chef and television personality Gordon Ramsay and executive chef Kevin Hee for a spectacular five-course feast at this very special Friends of James Beard Benefit dinner. The much sought-after steakhouse will serve as the backdrop for this elegant Sin City affair.
Monday, December 17, 7:00 P.M.
In a city with no shortage of power dining spots, the Federalist sets itself apart with an incredible farm-to-table menu created by Bacchanalia and Vidalia alum Harper McClure, a spectacular cocktail menu, and a DuPont Circle setting adjacent to the historic Madison hotel.
Tuesday, December 18, 7:00 P.M.
Sit down to a meal of vibrant Italian cuisine at any of the DePersio family's trio of charming New Jersey establishments and you're sure to feel like you're part of the family. Join chef (and Jean Georges and Bouley alum) Ryan, his brother Anthony, and their mother, pastry chef Cynthia, when they make their return to the Beard House.
Wednesday, December 19, 7:00 P.M.
At new restaurant Alison Eighteen, longtime New York City restaurateur Alison Price Becker and impressive executive chef Juan Carlos Landazuri team up to take refined, seasonally focused dining to the next level, combining his alluring food with the revered “Alison” hospitality.
Thursday, December 20, 7:00 P.M.
For our annual ode to luxurious white truffles, we've tapped Milan-born chef Mario Cassineri of the global and chic BiCE Restaurant Group to do the honors. This season, indulge in one of nature's most decadent and elusive treats at the Beard House with this spectacular Northern Italian feast.