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JBF Greens x MáLà Project: Year of the Rabbit Lunar New Year Celebration

Wed, January 25, 2023

7:00 PM
MáLà Project (Midtown East Location)
Member Price: $95 Public Price: $105 Click here for tickets.

Join JBF Greens for Lunar New Year festivities at MáLà Project.

Founded by Amelie Kang to bring the flavors of her hometown to New York, MáLà Project is a Chinese restaurant with four locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn that celebrate heritage, comfort, and traditions. To ring in the Year of the Rabbit, Kang and chef Zilong Zhao will curate a three-course, family-style meal centered around MáLà Project’s signature celebratory dish, Sichuan dry pot.

*Please note: There are multiple locations of MáLà Project, and this event will be taking place at the Midtown East location (245 E. 53rd St., New York, NY 10022).

**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

Ektimo Vineyards North Coast Brut 2017


Crispy Duck Salad > Fried Marinated Duck with Microgreens and Sweet-and-Savory Soy Dressing

*Contains egg, gluten, and soy

Ektimo Vineyards Wadenswil Russian River Estate Pinot Noir 2020


MáLà Dry Pot > Medium-Spicy Dry Wok of Eye of Round Beef, Bok Choy, Lotus Root, Shiitake Mushroom, Five-Spice Firm Tofu, and MáLà Project’s Signature 24-Spice Blend Sauce

White Rice

*Contains gluten, sesame seeds, and soy

Ektimo Vineyards Mt. Eden Russian River Estate Pinot Noir 2019


Gold and Silver Manto > Steamed and Fried Buns with Condensed Milk

*Contains 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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National Greens Sponsor


Official James Beard Foundation Partners

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