Events / Greens

JBF Greens Aperitivo Hour

Thu, March 31, 2022

6:00 PM
The Beard House
Price: Free for Greens Members Click here for tickets.

JBF Greens Members are invited to an Italian-style happy hour at the recently re-opened James Beard House in the heart of the West Village.

Martini & Rossi North America Brand Ambassador Fabio Raffaelli will explain the significance of the Italian aperitivo scene before demonstrating how to serve up a few simple, sensational cocktails that embrace la gioia di vivere (joy of living). Seasonal bites will also be served.

Silvia Barban
, LaRina, Brooklyn, NY
Saxelby Cheesemongers, NYC

Maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our guests, chefs, and entire team to experience our events is a top priority.  The James Beard Foundation will adhere to city, state and/or federal regulations along with the policy of our host venue, which may include: wearing masks, maintaining 3-feet of distance away from guests, or providing proof of vaccination. Ticket buyers attending the Greens event will be alerted of the final policy in an email at least two (2) business days prior to the event date. Thank you for your continued understanding and compliance with these measures for your safety and the safety of those around you. 

All reservations must be made in advance. 


Silvia Barban, LaRina
Potato Croquette, Stracciatella, Calabrian Chilies, and Castelvetrano Olives
*Nut-free; contains dairy

Polenta Chips, Parmigiano Fonduta, Mushroom, and Urbani Black Truffle
*Nut-free and gluten-free; contains dairy

Saxelby Cheesemongers
A Selection of Fine American Artisanal and Farmstead Cheese


Fiero 50/50 Spritz > Martini & Rossi Fiero with Tonic and Orange

Negroni > Bombay Sapphire Gin with Martini & Rossi Bitter, Martini & Rossi Rosso Vermouth, and Orange

Menu is subject to change. Please note that due to the nature of this event, we are not able to accommodate dietary restrictions. We appreciate your understanding and support of this policy.


Presenting Sponsor

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Event Sponsor

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National Greens Sponsor

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Official James Beard Foundation Partners

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Related Info

Learn more about JBF Greens.

Learn more about Martini & Rossi.

Learn more about LaRina.

Learn more about Saxelby Cheesemongers.

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