Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Greenwich, CT

Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Presented by Serendipity Magazine

Fri, September 22, 2017 - 6:30 PM


Sat, September 23, 2017 - 10:30 PM

Roger Sherman Baldwin Park
Price: Tickets range from $150 to $375 Please call 203.588.1363 or click here.

Friday, September 22, 6:30 P.M. to 10:30 P.M.
Saturday, September 23, 11:30 A.M. to 10:30 P.M.

Special Guest Chefs:

JBF Award Winner Mario Batali
Mario Batali Restaurants

JBF Award Winner Scott Conant
Impero Caffè, NYC

JBF Award Winner Alex Guarnaschelli
Butter, NYC

Julia Deane
Culinary Works, New Canaan and Stamford, CT

Kevin Des Chenes

Adam Richman
Brooklyn, NY

2017 Innovative Chefs:

Carlos Baez
The Spread, South Norwalk, CT

Stavros Karipides
Famous Greek Kitchen, Greenwich, CT 

Lisa and Stephen Maronian
Sweet Lisa’s Exquisite Cakes, Greenwich, CT

Mike Pietrafeso
Ada’s Kitchen + Coffee, Greenwich, CT

Brad Spence
Amis Trattoria, Westport, CT

Ian Vest
Back 40 Kitchen, Greenwich, CT

Marc Weber
OnTheMarc Catered Events, Greenwich, CT


Ambassador Chefs:

Mogan Anthony
Village Social, Mount Kisco, NY 

Rui Correia
Douro and Gaia, Greenwich, CT 

Renato Donzelli
Basso Cafe Restaurant and Wine Bar, Norwalk, CT

Constantine Kalandranis
8 North Broadway, Nyack, NY; 273 Kitchen, Harrison, NY; and 251 Lex, Mount Kisco, NY 

Mike Kaphan
Purdy’s Farmer and the Fish, Purdy’s, NY 

Geoff Lazlo
Mill Street Bar & Table, Greenwich, CT 

Stephen Lewandowski
Harlan Publick, South Norwalk, CT; and Harlan Social, Stamford, CT 

Brian Lewis
The Cottage, Westport, CT 

Samantha Mittler
The Dessertist, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 

Rafael Palomino
Rafael Palomino Restaurant Group, Multiple locations in CT, FL, NY, and PA 

Forrest Pasternak
CFS Restaurant Group, Wilton, CT 

Christian Petroni
Fortina, Armonk, Brooklyn, and Rye Brook, NY 

JBF Award Winner Debra Ponzek
Aux Délices Foods, Darien, Greenwich, Riverside, and Westport, CT 

Nadia Ramsey
Méli-Mélo Catering, North Salem, NY 

Nancy Roper
Truck, Bedford, NY 

Robin Selden
Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning, Greenwich and Stamford, CT; and NYC

Chris Sexton
Hoodoo Brown BBQ, Ridgefield, CT 

David Snyder
Char, Greenwich, CT 

Matt Storch
The Chelsea, Fairfield, CT; and Match, South Norwalk, CT 

Bill Taibe
The Whelk and Kawa Ni, Westport, CT 

Luke Venner
Elm Restaurant, New Canaan, CT 


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