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On the Menu: Week of September 29

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

September 26, 2014


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

Monday, September 29, 7:00 P.M 
California Wine Country Excursion 
Winemaking and culinary creation go hand-in-hand with this award-winning team from Wente Vineyards. Priding themselves on a strong family legacy and sustainable, local ingredients, chef Matt Greco and fourth-generation winegrower Carolyn Wente will showcase all that the Livermore Valley has to offer.

Tuesday, September 30, 7:00 P.M 
Four Seasons Finesse
From cosmopolitan chic to resort retreat, the Four Seasons brand defines luxury. Leave your suitcase behind and join us for a chance to savor the myriad cuisines available at Four Seasons properties around the U.S.—you’ll have a five-star vacation without leaving your seat.

Wednesday, October 1, 7:00 P.M 
Pensacola Panache 
Pensacola’s top chefs are returning to the Beard House for their annual feast. This year, they have designed a menu that celebrates the area’s rich culinary heritage, with its pristine native seafood, locally grown ingredients, and singular blend of Spanish and Southern influences.

Thursday, October 2, 7:00 P.M.
Jackson Hole: From the Range 
Set against the backdrop of the magnificent, snow-capped Teton Mountains, Jackson, Wyoming, is a world-renowned destination for skiers and foodies alike. For this dinner, a group of the area’s most talented chefs have designed a stunning menu to showcase their favorite local ingredients, from buffalo and elk to sweet, mountain-loving huckleberries. Come to the Beard House to sip and savor the Summit.

Sunday, October 5, 6:00 P.M 
Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: Minneapolis 
If you’re interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at or 212.627.1128. Proceeds support the Foundation’s scholarships and culinary programs.