Events / Taste America


Wed, March 23, 2022

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

Vernick Fish
1 N 19th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Dressy casual attire

Please note: Proof of vaccination 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 Vernick Fish will be an intimate gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by the local governance. Chefs Greg Vernick and Drew Parassio of Vernick Fish and Chef Ange Branca of Saté Kampar 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.

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Greg Vernick and Drew Parassio
Vernick Fish


Ange Branca
Saté Kampar



House Made Sourdough Stout with Toasted Nori and Citrus Kerrygold Butter

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

Heigold Smash > Rabbit Hole Heigold Bourbon with Bonal, Grapefruit Syrup, Lime, Orange Bitters, Saline, and Tonic, garnished with Mint Plouche and Orange Bitters (created by Jon Bamonte)



Umai > Snapper with Lime, Ginger, Onion and Peanut

Udang Asam> Prawns in Tamarind

Laksa > Noodles in Curry Gravy

** Dairy-free and gluten-free; contains alliums, nuts, shellfish and raw seafood

Château d’Esclans Rock Angel Rosé 2020



Black Pepper–Glazed Skuna Bay Salmon with Green Papaya and Cabbage Salad, Aromatic Coconut Sticky Rice, and Fresh Cilantro

** Dairy-free and nut-free; contains alliums, chili, and soy

Skyside Red Blend 2018



Black PepperGlazed Eggplant with Green Papaya, Cabbage Salad, Aromatic Coconut Sticky Rice, and Fresh Cilantro

**Nut-free and vegan; contains alliums, chili, nightshade, and soy

Skyside Red Blend 2018



Pandan Layer Cake

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

Rabbit Hole Whiskey Flight

Cavehill Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Heigold Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Boxergrail Kentucky Straight Rye

Dareringer Straight Bourbon

Featured Beverage Partners
Château d’Esclans
Rabbit Hole Distillery

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


Special Thanks

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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

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