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Next Week: New England Seafood Splash

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June 21, 2018

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Photo: Megan Swann
Photo: Megan Swann

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

Monday, June 25, 2018

JBF Greens Chicago: a Cebiche Party at Tanta

Join the JBF Greens at Peruvian hot spot Tanta for a party celebrating National Cebiche Week. Tanta is the only Chicago restaurant in acclaimed chef and restaurateur Gastón Acurio’s global food empire.

Executive chef Jesus Delgado will showcase an array of Tanta’s signature cebiches, along with Peruvian hors d’oeuvre. Guests will also enjoy Pisco Sours, wine, and Ommegang Brewery beers while taking in the sun and sights from Tanta’s fabulous rooftop terrace.

Monday, June 25, 2018

New England Seafood Splash

The team behind Boston’s recently opened Mooncusser and Concord’s beloved 80 Thoreau are primed to make a big splash at the Beard House with a sensational, seasonal seafood celebration. Chef Carolyn Johnson will combine Mooncusser’s focus on local species and sustainable alternatives with her finely honed skills to guarantee an unforgettable “sea-to-fork” summer evening.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The Toast of Asheville

2018 JBF Award nominee and JBF Chefs Boot Camp alum Katie Button honed her craft under luminaries José Andrés and Ferran Adriá before going on to open her own spots in Asheville, North Carolina. At Cúrate, the Food & Wine Best New Chef serves traditional Spanish tapas, whereas at Nightbell she focuses on local Appalachian ingredients and craft cocktails, both yielding delicious results.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Ecuador Food and Wine

Sit back, relax, and prepare yourself for a gastronomic journey through the regional culinary specialties of Ecuador. Your guide is Juan Carlos Ordoñez, the talented chef behind modern restaurant Casa Julian in Guayaquil’s luxurious Hotel de Parque, who has designed a tempting menu that pairs perfectly with exquisite Dos Hemisferios wines.