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On the Menu: Week of February 9

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

February 07, 2014


Chefs at the James Beard House

Here's what's on the Beard House calendar next week: 

Sunday, February 9, 12:00 noon

Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner 

Known for her signature blend of Middle Eastern, Armenian, and Mediterranean cuisines, Zov Karamardian runs an empire of restaurants, bistros, and bakeries in Southern California. For this special Friends of James Beard Benefit, Karamardian has crafted a vibrant menu of her legendary fare and will present it along with cooking demonstrations with featured guest and television star Carla Hall. The event will be emceed by JBF Award winner Sherry Yard.

Sunday, February 9, 4:00 P.M. 

Valentine's Tea

Treat your valentine to a romantic afternoon tea prepared by an incredible group of chefs and pastry chefs. The top talents collaborating on this feast will tempt diners with a decadent selection of delicate savories and mouthwatering sweets.

Monday, February 10, 7:00 P.M.

New Orleans Mystique 

Let the good times roll during an elegant meal of reinvented Crescent City classics at the Beard House. Chef Daniel Causgrove, an alum of Cochon and La Petite Grocery, will be visiting us from the Grill Room at Windsor Court Hotel, one of the most renowned, historic dining rooms in New Orleans.

Wednesday, February 12, 12:00 noon

Beard on Books

Please join us for a reading with JBF Award–winning chef Michael Anthony, author of The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook, which intertwines two decades of the iconic restaurant's lore with 125 seasonally-inspired recipes.

Wednesday, February 12, 7:00 P.M.

Three-Star New York 

Chosen as Esquire magazine's 2013 Restaurant of the Year and the recipient of a glowing three-star review from the New York Times, Betony is white-hot this season. For this Beard House dinner, chef Bryce Shuman, formerly of Eleven Madison Park, will present a distinctly modern menu of unadulterated flavors.

Friday, February 14, 7:00 P.M.

Valentine's Day in the Grand Style

A cornerstone of elegance since its 1837 opening as America's first fine-dining restaurant, Delmonico's gave rise to iconic dishes like Eggs Benedict and Lobster Newburg. For our annual Valentine's Day fête, we've tapped chef Billy Oliva to prepare a timeless, romantic feast that promises to leave you swooning.

Saturday, February 15, 7:00 P.M.

Union Square Elegance 

What do you get when you combine two pedigreed chefs, Danny Meyer's renowned hospitality, and a luscious, ingredient-driven menu? A perfect mid-winter feast that's sure to tantalize your palate and brighten up your February doldrums.