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Next Week: The Craft of Charcuterie + A Pasta Feast

JBF Editors

January 13, 2017


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

Wednesday, January 18, 7:00 P.M. 

Scent of the Southwest

Tourists flock to Sedona for its red rock formations, but foodies make the trek for chef Lisa Dahl, who has captivated diners for nearly two decades. Now with four successful concepts under her belt, this enduring chef will fuse her signature Tuscan cooking with South American flair for a special Beard House dinner.

Thursday, January 19, 7:00 P.M.

Basta! The Grand Pasta Feast

Part of Chicago’s iconic Gibsons Restaurant Group, Quartino Ristorante is a bustling wine bar lauded for its delectable regional cuisine and housemade pasta. Join us at the Beard House when chef John Coletta prepares an authentic Italian feast filled with heirloom flours, artisanal salumi, and outstanding wines from the boot.   

Thursday, January 19, 7:30 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit / Hollywood, 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.

Thursday, January 19, 8:00 P.M.

Celebrity Chef Tour / An Artist at the Table and the Sundance Film Festival - DeJoria Center at High Star Ranch / Park City, UT

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, January 20, 7:00 P.M. 

The Craft of Charcuterie

Chefs who have mastered the art of charcuterie deserve serious props, and Joshua Smith, whose in-demand products appear on menus throughout the Boston area, is no exception. Join us when Smith visits the Beard House to re-create one of his famed meat-centric dinners, featuring like-minded talent from around the country.