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Next Week: New York City Gem + Truffles

JBF Editors

November 10, 2017


Photo: Megan Swann

Here's what's coming up at the James Beard House and beyond.

Monday, November 13, 2017 

New York City Gem

Thomas Chen spent years as an accountant before ditching his tie for a toque and honing his skills at Eleven Madison Park. Now at the helm of his neighborhood gem Tuome, Chen has garnered wide praise for his Asian-inspired American fare, including a rave from the New York Times for his “clear and fresh point of view.”

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

L.A. Luxe (Private Event)

71 Above, one of Downtown L.A.’s hottest restaurants, is known for its stunning views overlooking the city and its elegant, modern cuisine that famed food critic Jonathan Gold called “lush.” Helmed by Vartan Abgaryan, this buzzed-about eatery serves luxe takes on modern American fare, a fitting match to the never-boring Billy Harris.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Best of Schlow

After striking culinary gold at his seminal Boston restaurant Radius, JBF Award winner Michael Schlow built an empire of acclaimed restaurants along the East Coast and, most recently, in Los Angeles. Get a taste of Schlow’s concepts at this standout dinner starring the accomplished chef and his top toques.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Taste of Jackson

Outdoor enthusiasts revel in Jackson Hole’s stunning scenery, but foodies relish the restaurant landscape, including Gavin Fine’s smart, eclectic dining concepts from a rustic Italian osteria to a sophisticated French bistro. Join us as this restaurateur extraordinaire and his talented team return for a celebration of Wyoming’s lush autumn bounty.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Celebrity Chef Tour: Santa Barbara, CA

For General Inquiries, please contact Jeff Black at 720.201.1853 or For Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact Julie Marshall at 212.633.9145 or

Friday, November 17, 2017


From sleek hotels to posh resorts, Hyatt properties are renowned for their outstanding hospitality and five-star accommodations. We’ve invited Hyatt culinary director Martin Pfefferkorn to take on the ultimate delicacy—truffles—at our annual fête starring this highly coveted ingredient.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: Tabernash, CO

If you have questions about the event or would like to purchase tickets please contact event manager, Maura Fahey, at or 970.726.3757 x728.