Events / Taste America


Tue, October 19, 2021

6:30 PM
Price: $300 per pair (single tickets not available) Click here to purchase tickets!

412 Girod Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Proof of vaccination/negative COVID-19 test 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 Vyoone's will be an intimate gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by the local governance. Chefs Sidney Montrel of Vyoone's and Martha Wiggins of Café Reconcile will prepare a multi-course menu that reflects their signature styles, and highlights the uniqueness of their restaurants and the New Orleans community. The dinner will also include beverage pairings for each course as well as a swag bag to take home.

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Sidney Montrel
New Orleans


Martha Wiggins
Café Reconcile
New Orleans


Beverages courtesy of
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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COVID-19 SAFETY (Proof of Vaccination/Negative COVID-19 Test Required to Attend)

Maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our guests, chefs, and restaurant teams to experience our events is a top priority for the James Beard Foundation. In accordance with the city of New Orleans and Vyoone's to combat the rise of COVID-19 cases in the area, all guests will be required to show proof of vaccination or negative test within 72 hours to attend the event. You may show the following as proof of vaccination: physical copy of vaccination card, photo copy of vaccination card, state-issued digital record proving vaccination status, or a negative PCR COVID-19 test from the past 72 hours.

We ask that you please continue to wear masks upon arrival, when not eating or drinking at the pre-reception, and when you are not seated at your table. Please note, this policy is subject to change. Ticket buyers attending the New Orleans Taste America event will be alerted of the final policy in an email at least two (2) business days prior to the event date. Thank you for your continued understanding and compliance with these measures for your safety and the safety of those around you.

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, Suerte, 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.

To view the James Beard Foundation's full list of COVID-19 policies, please click here.

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