Here's what's on deck at the James Beard House:
Monday, January 7, 7:00 P.M.
Will Lady Mary and Matthew finally marry? Will John Bates be exonerated? Downton Abbey fans can scarcely wait to have these questions answered when the new season premieres in January. To celebrate, this esteemed group of NYC chefs will serve a meal of both upstairs and downstairs cuisine inspired by the show.
Thursday, January 10, 7:00 P.M.
Charlie Palmer was just 28 years old in 1988, the year he opened Aureole and blew diners away with his progressive American cuisine. The pioneering chef never looked back: today he runs 18 restaurants and hotels throughout the country. But with its relaunched New York location, Aureole remains the heart and soul of Palmer’s empire.