Here’s what’s coming up at the James Beard House and around the country:
Monday, May 9, 7:00 P.M.
Savvy New York eaters know that some of the city’s best bites can be found north of Central Park, in the constantly expanding diverse dining scene of Harlem. For this special dinner, JBF Award winner Marcus Samuelsson has assembled a cadre of Harlem culinary hot-shots to give Beard House guests an exclusive taste of the upcoming Harlem EatUp! Festival, a celebration of the neighborhood’s arts, food, and culture.
Tuesday, May 10, 7:00 P.M.
Fungi fanatics will flip for this dinner when 2015 JBF Award semifinalist and Bethlehem native Lee Chizmar gathers the foraged wealth of the Lehigh Valley for a special dégustation. Join us for a celebration of the mushroom’s versatility, grounded in the innovative cuisine that’s made Chizmar a local legend.
Thursday, May 12, 6:30 P.M.
Thursday, May 12, 7:00 P.M.
Last year, the Hollywood-tinged Bedford Post Inn (Richard Gere is an owner) got an extra boost of star power when JBF Award winner Michael White took over its culinary operations. Join us as the luxe property’s top toques present a sumptuous feast highlighting the best of their signature seasonal Italian cuisine.
Saturday, May 14, 7:00 P.M.
Norman Van Aken protégé and Kentucky native Brian Vaughn blends modern technique with Southern heritage at his two intimate restaurants in Colorado ski mecca Steamboat Springs. Join us as Vaughn prepares a stunning showcase of local and seasonal ingredients straight from the Rockies.