Here's what's coming up at the James Beard House and around the country:
Wednesday, October 15, 7:00 P.M
Toast of the Rockies
Acclaimed chef and restaurateur Mark Fischer has assembled a dynamic team to highlight the best of his Roaring Fork Valley empire. Combining Eastern flavors from his flagship Phat Thai with the farm-to-table movement he helped bring to the valley, this dinner is guaranteed to add Colorado to your culinary can’t-miss list.
Thursday, October 16, 7:00 P.M.
Grand Italian Autumn Feast
John Korycki, a Spiaggia veteran and Paul Bartolotta protégé, spins Michigan’s local bounty into delectable Northern Italian fare at Zazios, where his 14-seat chef’s table is one of Kalamazoo’s most in-demand reservations. Help us give a warm welcome to chef Korycki at his return to the Beard House.
Friday, October 17, 7:00 P.M
Along the Mighty Mississippi
A 2014 semifinalist for JBF’s Best Chef: Midwest award, Josh Galliano helms the kitchen at the Libertine, a reimagined neighborhood eatery so good it’s become a dining destination. Join this rising star at the Beard House for a menu of the chef’s playful, ingredient-driven Mississippi cuisine.
Saturday, October 18, 5:30 P.M
Friends of James Beard Benefit: Tabernash, CO
If you’re interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at email@example.com or 212.627.1128. Proceeds support the Foundation’s scholarships and culinary programs.
Saturday, October 18, 7:00 P.M
Whiskey, Whiskey, Whiskey!
Whiskey lovers flock to the Flatiron Room for one of the East Coast’s most impressive brown-spirit selections and Susan Burdian’s flavorful fare. For her Beard House debut, Burdian will craft a fall menu paired with whiskeys from around the world hand-picked by the Flatiron Room’s own Heather Greene. (Guests will take home a copy of Greene’s new book, Whiskey Distilled.)