James Andrews Beard was an American cook, cookbook author, teacher, television personality, and above all, a champion of American cuisine. The James Beard House plays homage to its namesake, who the New York Times deemed the “Dean of American cookery” in 1954. His James Beard Foundation is responsible for awarding scholarships and stipends to some of the country’s most renowned chefs.
At the James Beard House the dinner affair is a glorious rotation of renowned Chefs so reservations are a must; book online for any one of their public dining events. Usually themed, always a multi-course menu, perfectly paired with world-class wines, and memorable every time, a dinner at the James Beard House is the ultimate way to celebrate anytime.
Visit: 167 W 12thStreet, New York; 212-675-4984; www.jamesbeard.org