Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

St. Croix

Sun, February 17, 2019

5:30 PM
Ama at Cane Bay
Member Price: $110 Public Price: $120 Click here for tickets.

Reception: 5:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M.
Dinner: 6:30 P.M. to 9 P.M.

Host Chef Digby Stridiron
Ama at Cane Bay and Braata, St. Croix

Lamar Bough
Casa Del Mar, St. Croix

Asha Gomez
The Third Space, Atlanta

Maria Mercedes Grubb
Gallo Negro, PR

Julius Jackson
My Brother's Workshop Cafe & Bakery, St. Thomas

Ralph Motta
Motta Cuisine, St. Croix

Xavier Pacheco
Puerto Rico

Emily Weston
Tap Deck, St. Croix

Cocktails by Patrick Johnson, Ama at Cane Bay, St. Croix and Frank Robinson, BES, St. Croix.


Hors d’Oeuvres

Sofrito-Braised Chicken with Crispy Cilantro–Yucca Croquette and Ají Dulce Jam

Pick Up Saltfish

Oxtail Pot Pies


Ceviche with Lemongrass, Chile Oil, and Tostones de Pana

Rabbit Fricassee with Udon, Yuzu Kosho, Saffron, and Carrot Dust

Roasted Masala-Rubbed Fish with Steamed Yucca

Roasted Coco Coffee–Cured Goat with Calabaza Asada Yogurt, Burén-Style Guanime, and Mushroom Salad

Breadfruit–Rice Tembleque with Bacoba Banana Dulce de Leche, Avocado Jam, and Cashews

Braata’s Housemade Pineapple Rum

Related Info

If you're interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Julie Marshall at or 212.627.1111x562.