Events / Greens

JBF Greens x CEBU Chicago

Tue, April 12, 2022

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

Join JBF Greens at CEBU for a taste of the Philippines in Chicago’s vibrant Wicker Park neighborhood. 

The quartet of siblings, chef de cuisine/partner Malvin Tan, pastry chef/partner Cybill Tan, partner Marlon Tan, and assistant general manager Martin Tan, will collaborate on a three-course menu highlighting modern regional Filipino cuisine.

Dinner will be an intimate indoor gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by local governance. The meal will also include wine from J Vineyards & Winery and premium sake sponsored by Japanese External Trade Organization (JETRO).

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

Yuzu Sake Spritz > Joto Yuzu Sake with Citron Vodka, Peychaud's Bitters, Butterfly Pea Flower Syrup, and Prosecco


Tuna Kinilaw > Tuna with Coconut-Ginger Espuma, Seaweed Kumbo, Calamansi Caviar, Cucumber, Tomato, Red Onion, and Plantain Chips

*Gluten-free; contains alliums, coconut, gluten, nightshade, and nuts

Nanbu Bijin Tokubetsu Junmai "Southern Beauty" Sake
From the Nanbu Bijin Brewery in lwate Prefecture, Japan, this Sake is made with local Gin No Tome rice that has been polished down to 55% of its original size. The result is a bright and elegant Sake, with a delicate melon-like quality and a crisp, refreshing finish.

Squab Inasal > Squab with Garlic Quinoa, Roasted Bulb Onion, Cherry Tomatoes, Sambal Barbecue Sauce and Soy Calamansi Glaze 

*Gluten-free; contains alliums, nightshade, and soy

J Vineyards & Winery Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2018

Coconut Panna Cotta with Toasted Cashew Cake, Sweet Corn Ice Cream and Milk Foam

*Contains cashew, coconut, dairy, and gluten

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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Hosted By

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Official James Beard Foundation Partners

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National Greens Sponsor

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Event Sponsor

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Chicago Partners

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Related Info

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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.