Beard on Books
Wed, March 29, 2017
The Beard House
Price: $20 for nonstudents (suggested donation) Phone: 212.627.2308
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JBF AWARD WINNEREric Ripert
"32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line"
With multiple James Beard Awards and Michelin stars, Le Bernadin’s Eric Ripert is a culinary superstar whose cooking garners accolades the world over. But he wasn’t always the picture of kitchen poise and elegance he is today—Ripert faced a long and tough road on the way to becoming a culinary icon. In his new memoir, 32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line, Ripert traces his journey from a troubled childhood in the south of France to the kitchens of luminaries like Joël Robuchon to his arrival in the U.S., revealing a journey of self-discovery that helped make him the chef he is today
Tickets to events held at the James Beard House cover the cost of food and a unique dining experience. Dinners are prepared by culinary masters from all regions of the United States and around the world. All alcoholic beverages are provided on a complimentary basis and are not included in the ticket price.
Beard on Books is an ongoing monthly literary series featuring readings and discussions with some of the food world’s most celebrated authors. Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino waters, Lavazza Coffee, tea from Tea Forté, and Valrhona Chocolate will be served. Refreshments will be provided by Sarabeth's. Guests are also welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch. Suggested donation $20. Free admission for students.