Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

FOJBB: Orlando

Good Salt Restaurant Group Chefs Highlight

Wed, April 19, 2023

6:00 PM
The Monroe
Price: $180 Buy Tickets

Good Salt Restaurant Group is renowned for delicious concepts, thoughtful and inclusive leadership, as well as great culinary talent. Join our hosts Sue and Jason Chin for this walk-around event with dishes highlighting each of their chefs and their respective heritage. Live music and an even livelier setting will make this an event you don’t want to miss!

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.

Evening Hosts/Owners
Sue and Jason Chin

Good Salt Restaurant Group, Orlando, FL

Featured Participants

Executive Chef Nikk Burton
Pastry Chef Robbie Lamison

The Monroe, Orlando, FL

Executive Chef
Michael Cooper

The Osprey, Orlando, FL

Chef/Partner Wendy Lopez
Pastry Chef Denise Newberry

Reyes Mezcaleria, Orlando, FL

Huy Q. Tin

Seito Sushi, Orlando, FL

Beverage Director
Lorena Castro

Good Salt Restaurant Group, Orlando




The Osprey > Cedar Key Clams
Reyes Mezcaleria > Blue Crab Flautas (gluten-free)
The Monroe > Jamaican Beef Patties
Seito Sushi > Caviar Egg Sando

The Osprey
Chef Heritage
Creekstone Farms Smoked Beef Tongue

Charred Octopus 
Potato Rosti with Caviar

Crème Fraîche Panna Cotta
Jarritos Pineapple Soda Float


Reyes Mezcaleria
Chef Heritage
Blue Crab Flautas (gluten-free)
Chicken–Oyster Croquettes

Cochinillo Assado (gluten-free)
Kampachi Tostada (gluten-free)

Chocolate Con Mezcal
Rayes Chocolates > Orange, Achapulines, and Ancho (gluten-free)
Paletas Michoacanas > Avocado and Lime (gluten-free)
Passionfruit Ice Pops (gluten-free)


The Monroe
Chef Heritage
Creekstone Farms Oxtail Stew

Bell & Evans Chicken Liver Beignet
Ramp Pierogi with Mushrooms

The Monroe Brownie
Ultimate “Average Chocolate Chip Cookie” with Milk Jam
Seito Sushi
Corned Beef Brisket Pho
Wild Mussel Mo Hanh

BBQ Salmon Nigiri

Hojicha Cream Puffs
Beverage Stations Featuring:
Illegal Mezcal, Singani 63, XXI Wine & Spirits, Old Forester Single Barrel For The Osprey, La Luna Mezcal For Reyes Mezcaleria, Ethica Wines, Maverick Beverage Co., Ravenous Pig, Tactical, Side Word, Ivanhoe Brewing Co. And More!


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