Events / Greens

JBF Greens x Elske

Wed, October 26, 2022

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

Join JBF Greens at Elske in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago for a taste of New American cuisine with Danish influences. 

Chef/owners, and James Beard Award nominees, Anna and David Posey opened the restaurant in 2016 on the first floor of a 100-year-old meatpacking factory. Danish for “love,” Elske is a nod to chef David’s Danish mother, to his Scandinavian upbringing, and to Copenhagen— where the couple got engaged.

For the occasion, the husband-and-wife team will shine a spotlight on the people behind the plate by featuring an original menu from sous chefs Nick Byrns and Kat Kraner along with pastry chef T.C. Lumbar

The evening will also feature sparkling wine from J Vineyards & Winery and still wines from New Zealand Wine. 

*70% of your ticket price will go directly to the host chef to support their business while 30% will go towards the Foundation’s national programming that is rooted in advocacy, racial equity, sustainability, and women’s leadership for the culinary industry.

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 options including ticket exchanges, use of tickets for future events, and option to donate tickets.


Welcome Beverage
J Vineyards & Winery Cuvée 20 Brut NV
Skate Wing with Creamed Parsley and Browned Butter
*Gluten-free and nut-free; contains alliums and dairy
Seresin Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2020
Roasted Venison Leg with Japanese Sweet Potato and Ginger
*Dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and shellfish-free; contains alliums
Astrolabe Pinot Noir 2018
Hay Crème Caramel with Persimmon and Green Tea
*Vegetarian, gluten-free, and nut-free; contains dairy 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.

Related Info

Learn more about JBF Greens.

Learn more about Elske.

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.


Presenting Sponsor

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Hosted By

Official James Beard Foundation Partners

National Greens Sponsors


Chicago Partners

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Product Donor

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