Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Kansas City, MO

Mon, September 28, 2015

5:30 PM
The American Restaurant
Member Price: $150 Public Price: $195 Phone: 816.545.8001
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Host Chef Michael Corvino

Nate Appleman
San Diego

Christopher Haatuft
Lysverket, Bergen, Norway

Mourad Lahlou
Aziza and Mourad, San Francisco

Justin Yu
Oxheart, Houston

Pastry Chef Nick Muncy
Coi, San Francisco​

Pastry Chef Nick Wesemann
The American Restaurant, Kansas City, MO


  • Couscous with Preserved Lemon, Harissa, and Blossoms
    • Terredora di Paolo Falanghina Campania 2014
  • Salt-Roasted Summer Squash with Chicken Liver, Tamarind, Brown Butter, and Matcha
    • Mas des Bressades Roussanne-Viognier 2012
  • Slow-Roasted Carrots with Cured-and-Smoked Carrots, Celery, and White Onion–Black Peppercorn Emulsion
    • Dr. F. Weins-Prum Estate Riesling Mosel 2014
  • Pig’s Head with Mushrooms and Oysters
    • Albert Bichot Vieilles Vignes Bourgogne 2012
  • Beef Strip Loin with Melon and Abalone Mushrooms
    • Féraud Brunel Côtes du Rhône Villages 2012
  • Olive Oil with Grapefruit, Campari, and Burnt Honey
    • Marenco Strev Moscato d’Asti 2014
  • Black and White Mochi > Black Sesame Mochi with Strawberry, and Basil Coconut Mochi with Kiwi and Shiso

Related Info

If you’re interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at or 212.627.1128. Proceeds support the Foundation’s scholarships and culinary programs.