Beard on Books
Wed, December 12, 2012
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Tap into the minds of world-renowned chefs with photographer Melanie Dunea’s book, My Last Supper: 50 Great Chefs and Their Final Meals. The stunning collection of portraits, which features chefs like Eric Ripert, Lidia Bastianich, and Jean-Georges Vongerichten along with their desired last meals and corresponding recipes, reveals the passions and personalities of the most respected toques in the industry.
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.