Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

New Orleans

Mon, August 04, 2014

6:00 PM
La Petite Grocery
Member Price: $150 Public Price: $175 Phone: 504.891.3377

Host Chef Justin Devillier

Aaron Burgau
​Patois, New Orleans

Adam Evans
The Optimist, Atlanta

JBF Award Winner Chris Shepherd
Underbelly, Houston

Michael Stoltzfus
Coquette​, New Orleans

Pastry Chef Bronwen Wyatt​
La Petite Grocery, New Orleans


  • Dinner
    • Pork Bresaola with Compressed Melon, Herbs, Chiles, and Fish Sauce 
    • Sweet Corn with Celeste Figs, Chanterelles, and Oats 
    • Spiced Duck Fat–Poached Swordfish with Georgia Peaches, Pickled Summer Vegetables, Crispy Ham, and Basil 
    • Chicken Skin Boudin–Stuffed Rabbit with Purple Hull Peas, Greens, and Creole Mustard Jus 
    • Beef Short Ribs with Tomatoes, Herbs, and Bercy Sauce 
    • Gâteau Basque with Toasted Almonds, Roasted Peaches, and Coriander Ice Cream 
    • A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

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.