The annual James Beard Foundation dinner spotlights 16 of the area's most creative chefs.
Chef Jim Gerhardt from Limestone Restaurant is among those serving dishes for the event. He demonstrates a new way of making a fall cheese plate that features white Cheddar Popcorn Powder.
The Friends of James Beard benefit dinner on Friday, September 14 happens at the Brown Hotel. This lavish seven course meal prepared by 16 nationally celebrated Louisville chefs benefits the James Beard Foundation and Sullivan University's National Center For Hospitality Studies scholarship fund. Each course will be paired with a different wine provided by Southern Wine and Spirits.
Participating chefs include: Laurent Geroli of the Brown Hotel, John Castro of Winston's, Mike Cunha of Sullivan University, Agostino Gabriele of Vincenzo's, J.J. Kingery of Wild Eggs, John Varanese of Varanese, Peng Looi of Asiatique and August Moon, Shawn Ward of Jack Fry's, Anthony Lamas of Seviche, Anoosh Shariat of Shariat Catering, Kathy Cary of Lilly's, Dean Corbett of Corbett's and Equus/Jack's Lounge, Joe Castro of General Electric, Jim Gerhardt of Limestone, Dallas McGarity of Theater Square Marketplace, Ghyslain Maurais of Ghyslain on Market and Julian Van Winkle of Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery.
Friends of James Beard Foundation Dinner
September 14, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
The Brown Hotel
Cost: $150 per person for James Beard Foundation members and $175 per person for non-members.
To reserve your seat or a full table, call the Brown Hotel (502) 583-1234 or book online at www.jamesbeardlouisville.com
The Brown Hotel
335 West Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202