Beard on Books
Thu, October 01, 2015
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
JBF AWARD WINNERNora Pouillon
Blue Circle Foods, Washington, D.C.
Long before Whole Foods was even a twinkle in the supermarket industry’s eye, Nora Pouillon was educating American diners on the benefits of farm-to-table fare. From teaching cooking classes to opening the first certified organic restaurant, My Organic Life charts Pouillon's rise to the food industry thought leader and authority figure she 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.