TASTE
Boston
October 28-29, 2016

Events

Join Us for a Night of Culinary Stars!
An Exclusive Dining Event
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation
Friday, October 28, 2016
6:00pm Cocktail and Tasting Reception
7:30pm Dinner

The Langham, Boston
250 Franklin Street
Boston, MA 02110

Cocktail Attire
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Featuring a menu created by
John Besh
Taste America All-Star
James Beard Award Winner
John Besh
Besh Restaurant Group, New Orleans
Ana Sortun
Local Star
James Beard Award Winner
Ana Sortun
Oleana, Cambridge, MA
Mark Sapienza
Host Chef
Mark Sapienza
The Langham, Boston
Jenny Johnson
Guest Emcee
Jenny Johnson
Two-Time Emmy Award-Winning Producer and Co-Host of NESN’s Dining Playbook
Reception will feature tastings by
Karen Akunowicz
Karen Akunowicz
Myers & Chang, Boston
Irene Li
Irene Li
Mei Mei Group, Brookline, MA
Peter McKenzie
Peter McKenzie
Shepard, Cambridge, MA
Susan Regis
James Beard Award Winner
Susan Regis
Shepard, Cambridge, MA
Michael Scelfo
Michael Scelfo
Alden & Harlow, Cambridge, MA
Jeremy Sewall
Jeremy Sewall
Row 34, Boston and Portsmouth, NH

Co-Chairs
Peter B. Cameron, CEO, Lenox Group; Trustee, James Beard Foundation
Jill A. Greenthal, Senior Advisor, The Blackstone Group; Trustee, James Beard Foundation
Nancy Lukitsh, Trustee, James Beard Foundation
Nancy Matheson-Burns, President and CEO, Dole & Bailey Inc.

The evening begins with a tasting reception featuring an exciting lineup of Boston’s finest chefs. Then you'll enjoy a unique four-course seated dinner designed by All-Star John Besh, Local Star Ana Sortun, and Host Chef Mark Sapienza. We're bringing these culinary greats together for an unforgettable, one-night-only dining experience.

Click here for tickets! For more information on events or local sponsorship in Boston, please contact Nancy Bean at nancy@wiseupevents.com or 617.755.5523.

The James Beard Foundation is proud to donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds to the James Beard Foundation's Taste America® Scholarship Fund. From April 1 through May 15, 2017, local culinary students are invited to apply through jamesbeard.org.

Local Partners:
Special Thanks:

Sur La Table

Join us for a day of FREE culinary events!
Saturday, October 29, 2016
10:00am-3:00pm
Sur La Table
Copley Place
100 Huntington Avenue, #D-006
Boston, MA 02116

Cooking demonstrations, cookbook signings, tastings, and fun for the whole family.

Schedule of events:

JBF Award Winner John Besh<br>Besh Restaurant Group, New Orleans
10:00 am
Cooking Demo & Book Signing
JBF Award Winner John Besh
Besh Restaurant Group, New Orleans
JBF Award Winner Joanne Chang <br>Flour Bakery + Café, Boston
12:00 pm
Cooking Demo & Book Signing
JBF Award Winner Joanne Chang
Flour Bakery + Café, Boston

Check back soon for further updates!

Kitchen space is limited for chef demonstrations. We will begin taking reservations on Friday, October 7, 2016. Please check back then for RSVP instructions and further updates.


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