Here’s what’s coming up at the James Beard House and around the country:
Wednesday, June 1, 12:00 P.M.
Found at markets and restaurants across New York City, Hot Bread Kitchen is not only the purveyor of delicious international delicacies, it’s also a bakery employing and empowering immigrant women to turn their local traditions into lucrative business. Now, founder and CEO Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez has given home cooks a gift by sharing the recipes and stories behind the shop’s addictive loaves. More than simply a guide to bread baking, the Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook features recipes for savory and sweet accompaniments from the kitchen’s employees, giving voice to women so often kept behind the scenes, and sharing insights for home bakers into the myriad ways we break bread across the globe.
Wednesday, June 1, 7:00 P.M.
Craig Rogers and Travis Croxton are famous for their spirited shindigs where chefs and artisans gather for lamb, shellfish, libations, and a raucous good time. In their much-anticipated Beard House return, the dynamic duo will reenact their storied feast, inviting top culinary comrades including master baker Lionel Vatinet.
Thursday, June 2, 7:00 P.M.
Dubbed “Philly’s seafood Golden Boy” by Eater, Mike Stollenwerk first came on the scene with the lauded Fish and Little Fish. Now he’s back in the kitchen at his hotly anticipated new eatery, once again treating Philadelphia diners to modern cuisine focused on the very best catch of the day.