Events / JBF Gala

The JBF Gala: A Night of Award Winners

Fri, November 10, 2017

6:30 PM
Rainbow Room
Member Price: $750 Public Price: $1000 Phone: 212.627.2308

VIP Reception: 6:30 P.M.
Reception and Silent Auction: 7:00 P.M.
Dinner and Live Auction: 8:00 P.M.
Honoring Susan Ungaro, JBF President, for her leadership.
Join James Beard Foundation trustees, members, and supporters hosted by gala co-chairs Henni and John Kessler, Robin and Fred Seegal, and vice chairs Ellen Hanson and Richard Perlman for the annual James Beard Foundation Gala! Featuring a once-in-a-lifetime collaborative dinner by legendary James Beard Award winners, and live and silent auctions of priceless experiences, this star-studded evening supports the James Beard Foundation's national efforts including the National Scholars Program.
 

Featured Chefs:

JBF Award Winner Lidia Bastianich and Fortunato Nicotra, Felidia, NYC

JBF Award Winner Barbara Lynch, Barbara Lynch Gruppo, Boston

JBF Award Winner, Jonathon Sawyer, The Greenhouse Tavern, Cleveland

JBF Award Winner Michael Solomonov, Zahav, Philadelphia

JBF Award–Winning Pastry Chef Ghaya Oliveira, Daniel, NYC

Host Chef Mathew Woolf, Rainbow Room, NYC

Bar Director William Elliott, Maison Premiere, Brooklyn, NY


Event Chairs
Henni and John Kessler
Robin and Frederic Seegal

Vice Chairs
Ellen Hanson and Richard Perlman
 

Support Levels:

Event Chair: $25,000
Prominent listing on all collateral materials as Event Chair including a full-page ad in the event program, premium seating for 10, VIP gift bag, access to 6:30 P.M. VIP cocktail reception with exclusive kitchen tour and toast and photo opportunity with participating chefs, full page ad in event program, personalized table signage and place cards. In addition, Beard House Boardroom dinner for up to 12 guests at a mutually agreed upon date.

Vice Chair: $20,000
Listing on all collateral materials as Vice Chair including a full-page ad in the event program, premium seating for 10, VIP gift bag, access to 6:30 P.M. VIP cocktail reception with exclusive kitchen tour and toast and photo opportunity with participating chefs, personalized table signage and place cards.

Benefactor: $15,000
Preferred seating for 10, half-page ad in the event program as Benefactor, VIP gift bag, and access to 6:30 P.M. VIP cocktail reception.

Tickets on sale September 6, 2017!

 

For table purchases, please contact Michelle Santoro at msantoro@jamesbeard.org or 212.627.111 x552

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Julie Marshall at jmarshall@jamesbeard.org or 212.633.9145

For silent auction donations, please contact Victoria Woo at vwoo@jamesbeard.org

 

Menu

Check back soon for more info on the event menu. 

 

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