Events / Taste America


Wed, March 30, 2022

6:30 PM
Post & Beam
Price: $300 per pair (single tickets not available) Tickets on sale now!

Post & Beam
3767 Santa Rosalia Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Dressy casual attire

Please note: Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of the event is required to attend.

A national dining event celebrating your local restaurant community.
Taste America, presented by Capital One, is a nationwide initiative to bring together chefs and diners to support the local restaurants rebuilding a more sustainable and equitable industry.

The dinner at Post & Beam will be an intimate gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by the local governance. Chef Martin Draluck of Post & Beam and Chef Jamie Gilmore of Lizzy J Cafe in Chicago will prepare a multi-course menu that reflects their signature styles, and highlights the uniqueness of their restaurants, and the Los Angeles/Chicago communities. The dinner will also include beverage pairings for each course as well as a swag bag to take home.

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Martin Dralock
Post & Beam
Los Angeles


Jamie Gilmore
Lizzy J Cafe


Rabbit Hole Bourbon Sour > Rabbit Hole Cavehill Kentucky Straight Bourbon with Fresh Lemon Juice, Cognac, Simple Syrup, and Orange Peel


White Claw® Hard Seltzer (Black Cherry or Mango)



Sweet Potato Cornbread with VanillaMaple Kerrygold Butter

** Nut-free; contains dairy and gluten



Crabmeat Cheesecake with Sherry Butter-Cream, Mushrooms, and Pecans

**Contains alliums, dairy, gluten, nuts, and shellfish

Brown Estate House of Brown Chardonnay 2020



Shrimp-Stuffed Flounder with Bacon, Holy Trinity, and Sherry

** Gluten-free and nut-free; contains alliums, dairy, and shellfish

Brown Estate Zinfandel 2019



Roasted Onion and Mushrooms with Apple, Breadcrumbs, Stewed Tomato, and Vinegar

** Nut-free and vegan; contains alliums and gluten

Brown Estate Zinfandel 2019



Peach Cobbler Napoleon

**Nut-free and vegetarian; contains dairy and gluten

Wine pairings to be announced.

Featured Beverage Partners
Rabbit Hole Distillery
White Claw® Hard Seltzer

Menu is subject to change. Guests must be 21 years+ with a valid ID to attend the event.

Through our Open for Good campaign, the James Beard Foundation is committed to helping independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term.


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Reservation Policy: All reservations are nonrefundable and must be made in advance. Should the event be cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances, including COVID-19, JBF will offer a range of options, including ticket exchanges, option to donate tickets, or a full refund. For more information, contact

Covid-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. An inherent risk of exposure to Covid-19 exists in any public place regardless of precautions that may be taken. By purchasing and using tickets, you, on your behalf and on behalf of any accompanying parties, agree to (1) assume all risks associated with Covid-19 and other communicable diseases, (2) comply with all related health and safety policies of the James Beard Foundation, Post & Beam, as well as all applicable federal, state, and local government laws and recommendations, and (3) expressly release the James Beard Foundation and each of its respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, trustees, officers, directors, partners, employees, and agents from any and all claims arising from or relating to Covid-19.

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