Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

FOJBB: Chef Invitational, Sand Valley, WI

Fri, March 03, 2023 - 1:00 PM


Sun, March 05, 2023 - 1:00 PM

Sand Valley Golf Resort 
Price: Special Weekend Package Click Here for Weekend Reservation!

Sand Valley Golf Resort
1697 Leopold Way
Nekoosa, WI, 54457


Weekend Program

Friday – Afternoon Chef Demo and Evening Welcome Reception
Saturday – Chef Demos, Afternoon Wine and Whiskey Tastings, Special Five-Course Dinner, Bonfire After Party
Sunday – Brunch and Departure

Winter and Wellness Activities and Music throughout the weekend


Guest Chefs

JBF Award Winner Dane Baldwin
The Diplomat, Milwaukee, WI

JBF Award Nominee Jorge Guzmán
Petite León, Minneapolis, MN

JBF Award Winner Tory Miller
L’Etoile, and Graze, Madison, WI

JBF Award Nominee Erling Wu-Bower
Underscore Hospitality Group, Chicago, IL


Host Chef

Executive Chef Adam Schmidt 
Sand Valley Golf Resort, Nekoosa, WI


Friends of James Beard Benefits provide critical funding for our programs, to help JBF achieve its mission to celebrate, support, and elevate the people behind America’s food culture, and champion a standard of Good Food for Good© anchored in talent, equity, and sustainability.


Stay tuned for updates!