Beard on Books
Wed, November 14, 2012
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Bob Spitz’s definitive biography of Julia Child comes just in time to celebrate the culinary legend’s 100th birthday. With excerpts from Child’s diaries and letters, Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child, is a surprising, affectionate, and entertaining account of a truly extraordinary life.
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, tea from Le Palais des Thés, Lavazza Coffee, and Green & Black’s Organic Chocolate will be served. Sweets provided by Three Tarts. Guests are also welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch. Books will be available for purchase from Mobile Libris. Suggested donation $20. Free admission for students.