Event Snapshots: James Beard Foundation’s Taste America: Philadelphia Benefit Dinner

  • Event Snapshots: James Beard Foundation’s Taste America: Philadelphia Benefit Dinner

     
    FROM THE Spring 2018 ISSUE
     

    1. Table setting. 

    <p>1. Table setting.&nbsp;</p>
  • Event Snapshots: James Beard Foundation’s Taste America: Philadelphia Benefit Dinner

     
    FROM THE Spring 2018 ISSUE
     

    2. Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix. 

    <p>2. Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix.&nbsp;</p>
  • Event Snapshots: James Beard Foundation’s Taste America: Philadelphia Benefit Dinner

     
    FROM THE Spring 2018 ISSUE
     

    3. Torching the first course.

    <p>3. Torching the first course.</p>
  • Event Snapshots: James Beard Foundation’s Taste America: Philadelphia Benefit Dinner

     
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    4. Chefs Greg Vernick, Jean-Marie Lacroix, Marc Murphy, Pat O’Malley and Melissa Weller. 

    <p>4. Chefs Greg Vernick, Jean-Marie Lacroix, Marc Murphy, Pat O’Malley and Melissa Weller.&nbsp;</p>
  • Event Snapshots: James Beard Foundation’s Taste America: Philadelphia Benefit Dinner

     
    FROM THE Spring 2018 ISSUE
     

    5. Apple strudel. 

    <p>5. Apple strudel.&nbsp;</p>
  • Event Snapshots: James Beard Foundation’s Taste America: Philadelphia Benefit Dinner

     
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    6. First look at the Taste of America. 

    <p>6. First look at the Taste of America.&nbsp;</p>
  • Event Snapshots: James Beard Foundation’s Taste America: Philadelphia Benefit Dinner

     
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    7. Chef Pierre Labine and chef JeanMarie Lacroix. 

    <p>7. Chef Pierre Labine and chef JeanMarie Lacroix.&nbsp;</p>
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    8. Hard at work prepping the meal. 

    <p>8. Hard at work prepping the meal.&nbsp;</p>

Held Oct. 13, 2017, at the Museum of the American Revolution, Taste America was a four-course plated dinner held to benefit the James Beard Foundation. The event, planned by Cashman & Associates, welcomed 300 attendees who dined on food provided by Brûlée Catering in collaboration with other culinary stars. 

These properties are contemporary, quirky and rich in local flavor.

 

Sixty-two guests gathered for the Northeast M+E Best of 2018 readers’ choice awards on Aug. 16 at Upstairs at The Pennsy in New York City. The event’s presenting sponsor was Kalahari Resorts & Conventions; the bar sponsor was Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center; and the “green” carpet sponsor was Topgolf. Event partners included Acute Inflections, Jamie Rosler from ComedySportz, Drawing Booth, Eclipse Events, Flowerful Events, Pat LaFrieda, The Pennsy Food Hall, Sabi Sushi and Wizard Studios