Events / Dinner


Meal Kit on Sale: Monday, November 21 at 9:00 A.M. ET through Tuesday, November 29 closing at Midnight 11:59 P.M. ET. Meal Kit will arrive on:

Wed, December 14, 2022

12:00 PM

Price: $140

The Beard House Fellows program, presented by Capital One, re-envisions the potential of the James Beard House into a hub of training and professional development for talented emerging chefs. Each Fellow has a residence at the Beard House where JBF provides hard skills training along with the opportunity to develop a meal kit, in collaboration with Great Performances, that is available nationwide.


According to Olushola Wadley, food isn’t just her career – it’s “the great love of [her] life.” Olushola remembers her mother encouraging her to try all kinds of new foods and cuisines, from curry chicken with rice in her home kitchen, to sushi and Chinese roast duck at restaurants around New York City. After her mother’s passing, Olushola decided to pursue cooking as a livelihood, training in high school and eventually earning a scholarship to attend the Culinary Institute of America. Today, Olushola works for Red Rabbit, a Harlem-based, Black-owned school food social justice organization, where she provides nutritious and culturally reflective meals to students in private and charter schools in the tri-state area.


Suya-Spiced Shitake Bao Buns with Pickled Daikon, Pickled Carrots, and Aji Verde


ALLERGENS: alliums, gluten, and peanuts


Chili­–Garlic Prawns with Jollof Rice

GLUTEN-FREE (except for garnish)

ALLERGENS: alliums, gluten, and shellfish

NOTE: gluten is in the crispy shallot garnish, which is packaged separately



Sweet Plantain Tart with Coconut Whipped Cream and Toasted Coconut Flakes


ALLERGENS: dairy, egg, and gluten

Related Info

Olushola’s Beard Box will be on sale Monday, November 21 at 9:00 A.M. ET through Tuesday, November 29 closing at Midnight 11:59 P.M. ET


Meal Kits serve two (2) guests and will be delivered on Wednesday, December 14, 2022.


Beard Box is available for nationwide shipping in the continental United States.


We cannot deliver to P.O. boxes.


Please note that due to the nature of this event, we are not able to accommodate dietary restrictions at this stage. We appreciate your understanding and support of this policy.


Capital One cardholders who purchase an Access Pass will receive an additional exclusive gift.


Kits are non-refundable.


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