Events / Taste America


Tue, January 25, 2022

5:30 PM
Price: $300 per pair (single tickets not available) Ticket sales for this event are now closed.

800 Mifflin St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
Dressy casual attire

All guests will be required to show proof of vaccination to attend the event.

5:30 – 7:30 P.M. First Seating for Dinner
8:00 – 10:00 P.M. Second Seating for Dinner

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 Irwin’s will be an intimate gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by the local governance. Chefs Michael Ferreri of Irwin’s and Amanda Shulman of Her Place Supper Club will prepare a multi-course menu that reflects their signature styles, and highlights the uniqueness of their restaurants and the Philadelphia community. The dinner will also include beverage pairings for each course as well as a swag bag to take home.



Michael Ferreri


Amanda Shulman
Her Place Supper Club


Sicilian Sour > Rabbit Hole Boxergrail Kentucky Straight Rye with Averna, Yellow Chartreuse, Lemon Juice, and Kosher Salt (credited by Chris Arnone)


White Claw® Hard Seltzer (Black Cherry or Mango)

Assorted Appetizers

Chicory Salad
**Gluten-free, nut-free, and shellfish-free; contains dairy

Beans with Poached Tuna
**Dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and shellfish-free

Bread with Bottarga Butter
**Nut-free and shellfish-free; contains dairy and gluten

Beef Tartare
**Shellfish-free; contains dairy, finfish and gluten

Leeks with Vinaigrette and Clams
**Dairy-free and gluten-free; contains nuts and shellfish

Marco Gatti Verdicchio di Matelica 2019

Crab Rotolo
**Nut-free; contains dairy, gluten, and shellfish

Marco Gatti Verdicchio di Matelica 2019

Swordfish Pizzaiola with Couscous
**Dairy-free, nut-free, and shellfish-free; contains gluten

Manenti Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2018

Eggplant Beccafico with Couscous
**Nut-free and vegan; contains gluten

Manenti Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2018

Cassata and Cookies
**Contains chocolate, dairy, gluten, and nuts

Whiskey Flight
Rabbit Hole Cavehill Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Rabbit Hole Heigold Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Rabbit Hole Boxergrail Kentucky Straight Rye
Rabbit Hole Dareringer Straight Bourbon

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.


Local Partner


Related Info

COVID-19 SAFETY (Proof of Vaccination 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 Irwin's current policy to combat the rise of COVID-19 cases in the area, all guests will be required to show proof of vaccination to attend the event. You may show the following as proof of vaccination: a physical copy of vaccination card, a photo copy of vaccination card, or a state-issued digital record proving vaccination status.

We ask that you please wear masks upon arrival to the BOK building. While there are no active mask mandates in place once inside the dining room, we encourage wearing one anytime you are not seated at your table or actively eating and/or drinking, should you feel more comfortable doing so. Please note, this policy is subject to change. Ticket buyers attending the Philadelphia 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, Irwin’s, 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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