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Taste America: New York City - Midtown

A Virtual Dining Event

Sun, March 21, 2021

8:00 PM
Price: General Admission Tickets: $95 (single) / $175 (pair); VIP Tickets: $125 (single) / $225 (pair) The box office is now closed.

A national virtual community dinner to support independent restaurants.
Taste America presented by Capital One will bring together chefs and diners from across the country to support local restaurants and to rebuild a more sustainable and equitable industry.

Enjoy a three-course takeout meal with guests in your city and around the country from the comfort of your home! Your Taste America meal kit will be prepared by Chef Emma Bengtsson and includes wine and Rabbit Hole spirits, along with access to cooking demos and our national broadcast featuring James Beard Foundation friends, chefs, and special guests.

Each VIP ticket includes one (1) bottle of Château d'Esclans Whispering Angel rosé along with one (1) limited-edition JBF tote bag.




Emma Bengtsson
Aquavit, New York City

Green Asparagus with Gravlax, Herbs, Lemon, and Cultured Cream
** Contains dairy, gluten, and seafood; can be made dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegetarian

Poulet Rouge Heritage Chicken with Barley, Spring Onions, and Truffle Jus
** Contains allium, dairy, gluten and mushroom; can be made dairy-free and gluten-free

Cabbage Roulades with Mushroom, Barley, and Spring Onion–Truffle Reduction
** Vegetarian; contains dairy and gluten

White Chocolate Panna Cotta with Dark Chocolate Ganache and Macerated Lingonberries
** Contains dairy, gelatin, and gluten; can be made gluten-free and vegetarian

Château d’Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé NV (VIP only)
Frank Family Vineyards Carneros Chardonnay 2019

Beverages courtesy of
Château d'Esclans (VIP only)
Frank Family Vineyards
Rabbit Hole Distillery

Menu is subject to change. Please note your three-course meal will be packaged for pick-up so that you may enjoy it at home. Some heating or finishing may be required; instructions will be provided. Refrigeration recommended.

Your three-course meal will be available for pick-up on the afternoon of Sunday, March 21 at Aquavit (65 East 55th Street, New York, NY 10022). Please note, guests must be 21 years or older with a valid ID to pick up a meal kit.

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


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