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Next Week: Japanese Elegance + Beer Lovers

JBF Editors

March 31, 2017


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


Monday, April 03, 2017

Friends of Beard Benefits: Columbia, SC

If you're interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at or 212.627.1128.

Monday, April 03, 2017

A Decade of Japanese Elegance

Celebrate the tenth anniversary of Boston’s beloved temple of Japanese cuisine, O Ya, helmed by JBF Award winner Tim Cushman and beverage director Nancy Cushman. Revelers will enjoy a feast replete with O Ya’s signature luxury ingredients, serious sakes, and distinctive Japanese indulgences that the husband-and-wife duo and their team are known for.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Tour of Greece

Owned by memorable Top Chef competitor and acclaimed chef Mike Isabella, Kapnos is a D.C. go-to for fine Greek cuisine and wine. At this special Beard House dinner, Kapnos executive chef George Pagonis (another Top Chef finalist) will prepare a not-to-be-missed Greek-inspired tasting.

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Canadian West Coast Wild

At the Vancouver Aquarium, chef Ned Bell is dedicated to serving regional seafood that is both delectable and sustainable. Join us for a wild seafood tour of the best of Canada’s west coast catch, paired with top wines from British Columbia for a meal that will reel guests in hook, line, and sinker.

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Beard on Books: Malika Ameen

Mention spice and dessert, and you’re likely to leap to gingerbread or pumpkin pie. But Malika Ameen is on a mission to expand the spice rack’s role in the world of sweets. Her new cookbook, Sweet Sugar, Sultry Spice: Exotic Flavors to Wake Up Your Baking, pushes the boundaries and dares home cooks to incorporate savory standbys like peppercorns and za’atar into their cakes, tarts, cookies, ice cream, and more, promising a complexity and punch of flavor to add depth to recipes both old and new.

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Northern California Style

Northern California is a mecca for food lovers, thanks to the rich farmland, lush wine country, and dynamic dining scene, including Beard Award winner Charlie Palmer’s lauded restaurant group. For this special dinner, some of the brightest stars from the culinary icon’s portfolio will bring their diverse talents to the Beard House.

Friday, April 07, 2017

Celebrity Chef Tour: Vail, CO

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, April 07, 2017

Calling All Beer Lovers

To celebrate National Beer Day we've tapped returning chef Adam Dulye, known for his farm-to-table, brew-friendly cuisine. Joined by like-minded chefs and an exciting roster of rising stars and established independent brewers, Dulye’s festive banquet is one you won’t want to miss.

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Friends of Beard Benefits: Orlando, FL

If you're interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at or 212.627.1128.

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Cuisine of the Sun

Chef Cindy Hutson may have earned Eater’s 2012 Chef of the Year title thanks to her work at Ortanique, but her and partner Delius Shirley’s new venture, Zest, also deserves a look. Here’s your chance to experience the concept’s global spin on Hutson’s signature, Caribbean-inspired “cuisine of the sun.”