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Next Week: Blackbird Turns 20

JBF Editors

October 04, 2018


Photo: Rina Oh

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

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Waste Not 

In restaurant kitchens around the country, chefs use ingredients that home cooks often shy away from—from carrot tops to fish collars to chicken fat—to build incredible layers of flavor and reduce food waste. Join a team of celebrated chefs—including alumni of our Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change program and recipe authors featured in our newest cookbook, Waste Not: How to Get the Most from Your Food—to taste some of the creative, delicious, and exciting ways chefs are leading the charge for change.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Surf's Up

In 1988 Wing Lam co-founded Wahoo’s Fish Taco, creating the perfect marriage of his two passions: surfing and creating fresh, delicious, and environmentally conscious meals. Hang ten for a sustainable seafood celebration with guaranteed good-time vibes when Lam brings the Wahoo experience to the Beard House.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

JBF Celebrity Chef Tour: Houston

For more information, please contact Jeff Black at 720.201.1853 or

Blackbird Turns 20

When Blackbird opened 20 years ago, it was a sleek, modernist revelation for Chicago’s dining scene and solidified the careers of Beard Award winners Paul Kahan and Donnie Madia. In the years since, this acclaimed eatery has been the stomping ground of many talented chefs, fostering a new generation of culinary titans and change makers. Join us as we celebrate this milestone and toast to their success, complemented with wine pairings from female winemakers.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Taste America: Los Angeles

Join us for a night of culinary stars!

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Cooking Demo: Mary Sue Milliken

Join us for a day of FREE culinary events at Sur La Table!

JBF Celebrity Chef Tour: Las Vegas

For more information, please contact Jeff Black at 720.201.1853 or