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Taste America: San Francisco

“The New American Classic, Celebrating the Legacy of James Beard”, part of the James Beard Foundation's Taste America®, a cross-country food festival

Fri, October 04, 2013

5:30 PM
The St. Regis
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 415.781.5700

Chefs will create a wonderful evening of dishes inspired by their favorite James Beard story, inspiration, or dish. Afterward, celebrate with the class of 2013 winners and All-Star chefs of the night. Multi-year Outstanding Pastry Award winners and nominees Nicole Plue (San Francisco Cooking School), Lisa Lu (Boulevard), and host chef Paul Piscopo (St. Regis) will share James Beard–inspired bites with the winners and guests at Sweet & Savory Indulgences: The After-Party. 

Friday, October 4, 2013
The St. Regis
125 3rd Street
San Francisco 

Event pricing:

$3,500 Legacy Table    
$2,750 Classic Table    
$350 Legacy Ticket    
$275 Classic Ticket    
$65 After Party Only Ticket

“The New American Classic, Celebrating the Legacy of James Beard” is an exclusive dining event benefiting the James Beard Foundation and part of James Beard Foundation's Taste America®.​

Click here to reserve tickets, or for more information on the events or local sponsorship in San Francisco, please contact Madison Ginnett at or 415.781.5700.


Our roster of renowned chefs for this event:

James Beard Award Winner
Wylie Dufresne
wd-50 and Alder

Paul Piscopo
The St. Regis
San Francisco

James Beard Award Winner
Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski
State Bird Provisions
San Francisco

James Beard Award Winner
Nicole Plue
San Francisco Cooking School

James Beard Award Winner
Danny Bowien
Mission Chinese Food
San Francisco and NYC

James Beard Award Winner
Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumani
Terra and Ame Restaurant
St. Helena and San Francisco

Evan Rich
Rich Table
San Francisco

Sarah Rich
Rich Table
San Francisco

Thomas McNaughton
Flour + Water
San Francisco

Melissa Chou
San Francisco

Matthew Accarrino
San Francisco

Daniel Patterson
San Francisco

Lisa Lu
Boulevard Restaurant
San Francisco

Adrian Hoffman
Lark Creek Restaurant Group
San Francisco

William Werner
Craftsman & Wolves
San Francisco

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