Beard on Books
Wed, March 04, 2015
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Bern's Steak House - Tampa, FL
In Bern’s, Rare and Well Done, discover the story behind Bern’s Steak House, the iconic Tampa restaurant that has been delighting locals and visitors alike since 1956. Readers will get the inside scoop as told by David and Christina Laxer, son and daughter-in-law of the original founders Bern and Gert Laxer, as well as a visual tour of the steakhouse’s legendary wine cellar, dessert room, and bar, with a collection of recipes that have become favorites through the decades.
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.