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Next Week: Cast Iron Chronicles + Lust-Worthy Italian

JBF Editors

February 16, 2018


Photo: Megan Swann

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

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Cast Iron Chronicles

Join us for the grand finale of the “Cast Iron Chronicles,” a three-part collaborative dinner series debunking the myths of soul food, racial inequality, and gender representation in the industry. This trio of Atlanta-based female culinary talents will bring their delicious and thought-provoking food and drink to the Beard House for a special, enlightening repast.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Celebrity Chef Tour: Hilton Head Island, SC

For more information, please contact Jeff Black at 720.201.1853 or

Aegean Meets Boston

Calling all Grecophiles! Don’t miss out on this exciting Beard House dinner when the queen of Greek cuisine, Diane Kochilas, and the team from one of Boston’s hottest new eateries, Committee Ouzeri, treat guests to a rustic Aegean feast. Kochilas, host of PBS’s My Greek Table and a tireless proponent of regional Greek cooking, is also a consultant at this Beantown hot spot known for its mezze and sprawling collection of ouzo and other spirits.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Lust-Worthy Italian

We’ve invited the team from Felix, Eater L.A.’s 2017 Restaurant of the Year, and one of Esquire’s Best New Restaurants, to bring their So-Cal vibes and Italian-inflected cuisine east for a grand Beard House celebration. Noteworthy chef and owner Evan Funke will showcase his signature handmade pastas, local produce–focused fare, and incredible wines at this thrilling Golden State feast.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Maialata: Celebration of the Pig

Each winter, villages across Italy come together for the Maialata, a whole-hog feast celebrating the animal’s gift of life to the community. For this special Beard House rendition, Ben Pflaumer of Osteria Morini joins some of Washington, D.C.’s most esteemed chefs to present a decadent and delicious porcine fête. 

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Friends of James Beard Benefits: Palm Springs, CA

To purchase tickets by phone, please call 760.459.3451

If you're interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Michelle Santoro at or 212.627.1111x552.