James Beard Taste America Events

Now in its fifth year, Taste America is our 10-city tour taking place September 22–November 11, 2017. James Beard-Award winning chefs will be creating collaborative dinners and doing free cooking demos in cities around the country. Choose your culinary destination below. For more event details and tickets, go to www.jamesbeard.org/taste-america-events. A portion of proceeds for the cross country tour will go to the Taste America Scholarship Fund, in which local culinary students in the 10 participating states were invited to apply.

 

 

 

 

 

PHOENIX
Taste Phoenix Benefit Dinner
Friday, September 22
Mountain Shadows
5445 East Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ
Meet TASTE AMERICA ALL-STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Traci Des Jardins
from Jardiniere, San Francisco.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOS ANGELES
Taste Los Angeles Benefit Dinner
Friday, October 6
214 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA
Meet TASTE AMERICAALL-STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Barbara Lynch
from Barbara Lynch Gruppo, Boston

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW ORLEANS
Taste New Orleans Benefit Dinner
Friday, October 6
Royal Sonesta New Orleans
300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA
Meet TASTE AMERICA ALL-STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Rocco DiSpirito,
Author of Rocco’s Healthy + Delicious

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHILADELPHIA
Taste Philadelphia Benefit Dinner
Friday, October 13
Museum of the American Revolution
101 South 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA
Meet TASTE AMERICA ALL-STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Marc Murphy
of Benchmarc Retaurants by Marc Murphy

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEATTLE
Taste Seattle Benefit Dinner
Friday, October 13
411 University Street, Seattle, WA
Dinner menu created by: Taste America All-Star
James Beard Award Winner
Ashley Christensen,
Poole’s Diner, Raleigh, NC

 

 

 

 

 

CHICAGO
Taste Chicago Benefit Dinner
Friday, October 27
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago
Meet TASTE AMERICA ALL-STAR
Michael Voltaggio of ink.well in
Los Angeles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAN FRANCISCO
Taste San Francisco Benefit Dinner
Friday, October 27
Fairmont San Francisco
Meet TASTE AMERICA ALL-STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Hugh Acheson of Five & Ten, Athens, GA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUSTIN
Taste Austin Benefit Dinner
Friday, November 3
W Austin
200 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX
Meet TASTE AMERICA ALL-STAR
Ludo Lefebvre of Trois Mec,
Los Angeles

 

 

 

 

 

BOSTON
Taste Boston Benefit Dinner
Friday, November 3
Taj Boston
15 Arlington Street, Boston, MA
Meet TASTE AMERICA ALL-STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Daniel Boulud
of Bar Boulud, NYC, Boston and London

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


KANSAS CITY

Taste Kansas City Benefit Dinner
Friday, November 10
The Nelson–Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO
Meet TASTE AMERICA ALL-STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Tony Mantuano
of Spiaggia, Chicago






James Beard Taste America Events