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On the Menu: Week of September 28

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September 25, 2015

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Here’s what’s coming up at the James Beard House and around the country:

Monday, September 28, 5:30 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: Kansas City, MO

If you’re interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at dhbrown@jamesbeard.org or 212.627.1128. Proceeds support the Foundation’s scholarships and culinary programs.

Monday, September 28 to Wednesday, September 30, 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.

Bend, OR

If you’re interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at dhbrown@jamesbeard.org or 212.627.1128. Proceeds support the Foundation’s scholarships and culinary programs.

Tuesday, September 29, 7:00 P.M. 

Delaware Artisan

Bryan Sikora tasted early success with his two acclaimed Philly restaurants and received a 2014 JBF Award semifinalist nod for his work at his latest venture, Delaware’s La Fia. The intimate 35-seat spot offers rustic cuisine featuring seasonal ingredients firmly rooted in the local terroir.

 
Wednesday, September 30, 6:30 P.M.
Celebrity Chef Tour: Danville, CA
For reservations or more information, please visit jamesbeard.org/celebrity-chef-tour. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Julie Marshall at 212.633.9145 or jmarshall@jamesbeard.org.

Wednesday, September 30, 7:00 P.M.
Taste of Jackson Hole
A crew of culinary experts from Jackson Hole, Wyoming—a renowned locale for skiing and dining alike—return to the Beard House with some of the best ingredients from the majestic, snowcapped Teton Mountains.

Thursday, October 1, 12:00 P.M.
Beard on Books
Long before Whole Foods was even a twinkle in the supermarket industry’s eye, Nora Pouillon was educating American diners on the benefits of farm-to-table fare. From teaching cooking classes to opening the first certified organic restaurant, My Organic Life charts Pouillon's rise to the food industry thought leader and authority figure she is today.

Thursday, October 1, 7:00 P.M.
Bayou in the Big Apple
Take a centuries-old culinary tradition, put it in the hands of two rising star chefs, and place them all in New Orleans’s bourgeoning Warehouse District. That’s the recipe for Sac-A-Lait, the latest restaurant from Cody and Samantha Carroll, the husband-and-wife chef team behind Baton Rouge–area hot spot Hot Tails.

Friday, October 2, 6:30 P.M.
Taste America: Seattle
For full chef lineup and event information, please visit jbftasteamerica.org.

Friday, October 2, 6:30 P.M.
Taste America: Minneapolis 
For full chef lineup and event information, please visit jbftasteamerica.org.

Friday, October 2, 7:00 P.M.
Coastal Florida Feast
Superstar chocolatier Norman Love will be joined by a group of the most talented chefs in southwestern coastal Florida for this tantalizing celebration of the Sunshine State. Each chef will cook a dish that both represents his signature style and also showcases the bounty of Florida’s stunning Gulf Coast.

Saturday, October 3, 7:00 P.M.
Puerto Rico Meets NYC

At 1919 Restaurant in San Juan, chef Juan José Cuevas serves artfully composed menus that blend local ingredients with modern techniques. Cuevas, who has worked with Alain Ducasse, Christian Delouvrier, and Dan Barber, will bring a taste of the Isle of Enchantment and his flavor-forward cuisine to the Big Apple at this incredible dinner.