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Next Week at JBF

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

March 18, 2016


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

Monday, March 21, 7:00 P.M.

Norouz: Persian New Year Celebration

Named for the famous 13th-century poet, Rumi’s Kitchen in Atlanta is lauded for its ambitious, modern Persian cuisine. For our annual celebration of Norouz, the culture’s holiday welcoming the new year, we’ve tapped the restaurant’s esteemed chef/owner Ali Mesghali to pay homage to the 3,000-year-old tradition with a delectable spread.

Tuesday, March 22, 7:00 P.M.

American Gastropub

A shining star in the Annapolis food scene, Fox’s Den is a cozy gastropub where Josh Brown’s modern comfort fare is complemented by the innovative beverage program curated by Tommy Burns. Join us as the duo craft a hearty supper brimming with early spring flavors, Maryland brews, and inspired cocktails.  

Wednesday, March 23, 6:30 P.M.

Celebrity Chef Tour: Charlotte, NC

Click here for tickets.

Wednesday, March 23, 7:00 P.M.

Maple Run

Hailing from Canada and the Northeast, this syrup-savvy team is on a mission to prove that maple deserves a grander role in the kitchen than simply as a waffle topper. Join us at the Beard House for an ambitious dinner as they tap the savory and sweet potential of this beloved regional and seasonal ingredient.

Thursday, March 24, 6:00 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: Scottsdale, AZ

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, March 26, 6:30 P.M.

Celebrity Chef Tour: St. Helena, CA

For tickets, please call 707.963.2134​ or email