Events / Greens

JBF Greens x Balaboosta

Mon, January 31, 2022

6:30 PM
Member Price: $85 Public Price: $95 Click here for tickets.

Kick off the New Year with JBF Greens at chef Einat Admony’s modern Israeli restaurant, Balaboosta in the heart of NYC’s West Village. Dinner will be an intimate indoor gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by local governance.

Chef de cuisine Liron Egozi will prepare an imaginative three-course menu inspired by her Israeli heritage. Dinner will also include sparkling wine from J Vineyards & Winery and a specialty cocktail from Martini & Rossi ® Fiero.

*70% of your ticket price will go directly to the host restaurant while 30% will go towards the Foundation’s programs, including our Open for Good campaign to support independent restaurants.

Maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our guests, chefs, and entire restaurant 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 restaurants, which may include: wearing masks when not at your table, 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. Should the event(s) be cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances, including COVID-19, The James Beard Foundation will offer a range of options, including ticket exchanges, option to donate tickets or a full refund.


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


Hamachi Ceviche with Yuzu Dressing, Citrus Segments, Pomegranate, and Jalapeño 
*Dairy-free and gluten-free; contains plum and shellfish

J Vineyards & Winery Cuvée 20 Brut NV

Branzino with Fresh Herb–Seed Salad and Lemon–Mango Vinaigrette 
*Dairy-free and gluten-free; contains seeds 

Dough Willamette Valley Chardonnay 2019

Za’atar–Honey Panna Cotta with Sesame Tuile 
*Gluten-free; contains dairy, gelatin, honey, and seeds 

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


Hosted by:


National Greens Sponsor

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Official James Beard Foundation Partners

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Event Sponsor


Additional Support

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Related Info

Learn more about JBF Greens.

Learn more about Balaboosta.

COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place regardless of precautions that may be taken. By purchasing and using tickets, you, on your behalf and on behalf of any accompanying parties, agree to (1) assume all risks associated with COVID-19 and other communicable diseases, (2) comply with all related health and safety policies of the James Beard Foundation and any participating restaurants, as well as all applicable federal, state, and local government laws and recommendations, and (3) expressly release the James Beard Foundation and each of its respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, trustees, officers, directors, partners, employees, and agents from any and all claims arising from or relating to COVID-19.

The Foundation is committed to providing an environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity and which is free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. In keeping with this commitment, the Foundation will not tolerate harassment of guests or staff in any form at Foundation events.

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