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Next Week at JBF

Priyanka Anand

Priyanka Anand

June 17, 2016


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

Monday, June 20, 7:00 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: NYC

If you’re interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at or 212.627.1111.

Tuesday, June 21, 6:30 P.M.

Celebrity Chef Tour: Pittsburgh

For General Inquiries, please contact Jeff Black at 720.201.1853 or

Tuesday, June 21, 7:00 P.M.

Hamilton! Jefferson! Hemings!

As Broadway buffs know, a historic meeting between three founding fathers took place at Thomas Jefferson’s home in 1790, where a lavish meal prepared by James Hemings, Jefferson’s French-trained chef, eased negotiations. Join us for a taste of history, as this talented team crafts a menu inspired by the famous Reconciliation Dinner, which helped set the table for America’s future.​

Wednesday, June 22, 7:00 P.M.

L.A. Hot Spot

The iconic Rose Café has captured the spirit of Venice’s hip beachside community as a landmark neighborhood hangout since 1979. Now with pedigreed chef Jason Neroni at the helm, the restaurant’s reincarnation channels SoCal chic with a new, globally inflected menu.

Thursday, June 23, 6:30 P.M.

Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner: Berwyn, IL

If you’re interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at or 212.627.1111.

Thursday, June 23, 7:00 P.M.

Phoenix Chowdown

Restaurateur extraordinaire and perennial JBF Award semifinalist Sam Fox is renowned for his arsenal of Arizona eateries boasting smart designs and top-notch cuisine. Join us for the ultimate collaborative feast featuring a taste of his clever concepts and constantly evolving culinary ingenuity.​

Friday, June 24, 7:00 P.M.

Return to Venice

Transport yourself to Italy for the evening at this spectacular event dedicated to all things Venetian with vivacious chef, author, and culinary instructor Enrica Rocca, affectionately known as “the Cooking Contessa.” You’ll satisfy your wanderlust—and your taste buds—with a tantalizing feast that captures the city’s singular romance.