Here’s what’s coming up at the James Beard House and around the country:
Monday, September 12, 7:00 P.M.
With a dazzling pedigree that includes stints at acclaimed restaurants in England, France, and New York City, globe-trotting husband-and-wife team Rupert and Carrie Blease opened Lord Stanley last year to instant acclaim, snagging a Michelin star and three-and-a-half stars from the San Francisco Chronicle. You won’t want to miss the elegant cuisine of this on-fire culinary couple.
Tuesday, September 13, 7:00 P.M.
With nationally acclaimed restaurants and a rich culinary history, it’s no surprise that Charleston is a dynamic dining destination. To celebrate all the vibrant city has to offer, this group of chefs will bring Lowcountry flavor to the Beard House through native ingredients and Southern hospitality.
Wednesday, September 14, 12:00 P.M.
Toni Tipton-Martin snagged a 2016 James Beard Award for The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks, her masterful exploration of the contributions of African-American women to our nation's culinary landscape. Pages after pages of reproduced archival materials and recipes upend the historical stereotype of black women in the kitchen as illiterate "Aunt Jemimas," proving how instrumental these oft-ignored chefs were to our dinners and diets.
Wednesday, September 14, 6:30 P.M.
Saturday, September 17, 7:00 P.M.
Join Mathias Gervais on a culinary journey, tasting delights from his native Provence alongside flavors from his travels to India, China, and beyond. Now based in Miami, this Chopped champion will call on his training under Michelin-starred chefs to treat Beard House guests to a luxurious, French- and Asian-inspired menu.