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Next Week: Modern Maine + Beard Goes Vegan

March 17, 2017


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


Monday, March 20, 2017

St. Joseph's Feast

For our annual St. Joseph’s feast, we've invited pedigreed chef Adam Nadel whose previous stints include New York City stalwart A Voce and the swanky Casa Apicii. beloved for its seasonal Italian fare set in a historic townhouse. For his Beard House debut Nadel will dish up a seafood-rich festa that any Italophile would adore.

Tuesday, March 21. 2017

Grand Seafood Feast

Where do Sin City high rollers flock for a feast? If seafood tickles their fancy, it’s undoubtedly Costa di Mare, where Mark LoRusso crafts a luxurious menu with hard-to-find breeds of fish, shellfish, and more shipped straight from Italy. Join us at the Beard House to see why it was named Eater’s Las Vegas Restaurant of the Year for 2016.

Tuesday, March 22, 2017

JBF Greens: Modern Greek Cuisine at Nerai

Join JBF Greens (foodies under 40) for an intimate dinner in Nerai’s private room, Cava Nerai. Executive chef Chris Christou and owner Spiro Menegatos will showcase their contemporary take on traditional Greek cuisine and hospitality. A selection of Greek wines will accompany the dinner.

Tuesday, March 22, 2017

Celebrity Chef Tour: St. Louis, MO

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Wedensday, March 22, 2017

Modern Maine

Don’t call it the “other Portland”: this seaside city is home to a food scene that’s creative, fueled by local farms, and totally pilgrimage-worthy. To wit: Maine native Josh Berry and his hip restaurant, Union, which attracts visitors and locals alike to the popular Press Hotel.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

90 Years on the Bay

A San Francisco landmark since 1926, the elegant Mark Hopkins hotel has hosted U.S. presidents, Hollywood celebrities, and even international royalty. To celebrate a near-century of grandeur, we’ve invited Michael Wong to craft a historical menu where each course will represent a different decade of the hotel’s storied past.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Beard Goes Vegan

Brassica buffs, allium aficionados, and general vegheads, this one’s for you: a dynamic vegetable-laden dinner from the hottest vegan chefs around. Join us as these meat-free maestros craft delectable, seasonal dishes for a feast bound to entice even the staunchest carnivore.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Food Meets Fashion

Honolulu Design Center combines a theater, a modern furniture showroom, a wine bar, and Stage, a chic dining destination helmed by innovative chef Ron de Guzman. You won’t want to miss Ron’s tantalizing Beard House dinner, where Hawaiian ingredients and contemporary Asian-American flavors take center stage for one night only.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market

Set in a historic factory, Manhattan’s Chelsea Market is now home to some of the city's finest epicurean shops and restaurants. For our ninth annual Friends of James Beard Benefit, we're bringing together a formidable group of chefs to prepare a convivial family-style feast, which will be served in the market’s main hall.