Grab a seat at the James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner

DInner and a whoa


Let me pre-empt this post by saying, yes, I agree, $175 per person for dinner is outrageous. That said, if you want to eat the food of some of this city’s (and beyond) culinary leaders all in one night, you might find the James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner be worth the price.

We’re talking a multi-course, wine pairings included meal created by JBF award winners:
Mike Lata (FIG, The Ordinary)
Jason Stanhope (FIG)
Julie Grant, Linda Pinckney and Sharon Coakley (Bertha’s Kitchen)
Emily Luchetti (Big Night Restaurant Group)

With JBF award nominated:
Shuai Wang (Short Grain)
Asha Gomez (Third Space)

and Patrick Properties Hospitality Group’s:
Chef Peden Rucker
Parcel 32 chef Digby Stridiron
Pastry chef Jessica Grossman

The dinner will take place Sept. 21 at Lowndes Grove Plantation. The meal will be focused on Southern ingredients, including desserts and drinks. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the James Beard Foundation.

For ticket information, visit jamesbeard.org.

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