Wed, February 26, 2014
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Bluecoast Seafood Grill, Bethany Beach, DE; Catch 54 and Papá Grande’s Coastal Taqueria, Fenwick Island, DE; Fish On, Lewes, DE; Lupo di Mare, Rehoboth Beach, DE; Matt’s Fish Camp, Bethany Beach, DE; and Northeast Seafood Kitchen, Ocean View, DE
A philanthropist as well as restaurateur, Matthew Haley helped produce the documentary film Hands of Harvest, which narrates the lives of Mexican migrant women who travel to the shores of Maryland to pick Atlantic blue crabs and illustrates just how much foreign labor keeps a crucial American industry afloat. Matthew also is the executive chef and owner of SoDel concepts, a seven-restaurant group in Southern Delaware serving up ocean-to-table cuisine. Snacks will be provided by the Natural Gourmet Institute.
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.
Enlightened Eaters is an educationally minded series of readings, workshops, discussions, and other programs focusing on health, nutrition, sustainability, and environmental issues. This event is free to students, with a suggested donation of $20 for nonstudents. Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino water, Lavazza Coffee, tea from Tea Forté, and Valrhona Chocolate will be served. Snacks will be provided and guests are also welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch.