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Next Week: Women First! + Southern Hangout

JBF Editors

March 03, 2017


Here's what's coming up at the James Beard House: 


Monday, March 06, 2017

Savoring Eastern Mediterranean Spring

Portland’s dining scene is already hot, and talented chef Matt Ginn is turning up the heat at trendy EVO, his evocative Eastern Mediterranean mezze concept. See what the buzz is all about at Matt’s Beard House dinner, where he will combine vibrant Middle Eastern flavors with Maine’s spring abundance.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Two Michelin Stars

Named after Maine’s famous national park, Acadia is home to cuisine inspired by this coastal state, as well as to three-time JBF Award semifinalist Ryan McCaskey. Join us when he presents a five-year anniversary menu of Acadia highlights. 

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Women First!

International Women’s Day honors the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women across the globe. Raise your glass at this momentous dinner, when JBF Boot Camp alum Joy Crump returns with a cadre of powerhouse women to celebrate with an early spring feast.

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Taste of South Australia 

Forget shrimp on the barbie—this chef is on a mission to introduce diners to the very best of South Australia’s food and wine. Take your taste buds down under as Paul Baker draws from his native gardens and fields for a feast that brings the outback to the Big Apple.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Southern Hangout

In a city known for churning out almost as many hits on the dining scene as on the country music airwaves, diners take note when a new eatery steals the show. One such spot is Nashville’s Urban Grub, where A. Edgar Pendley serves up a diverse menu of seafood, artisanal meats, and decidedly Southern traditions.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Celebrity Chef Tour: Chicago, IL

For general inquiries, please contact Jeff Black at 720.201.1853 or

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Julie Marshall at 212.633.9145 or

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Gallic Love Story

Calling all Francophiles: we’ve invited two husband-and-wife teams to showcase the cuisine of France and the heavily Gallic Basque region of Spain. Guests will also be treated to wines from Forgeron Cellars and Long Shadows Vintners, makers of French-inspired wines in the Walla Walla region.