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For the first time since 2013, the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America event series will be making its way to Philadelphia to celebrate the city’s local culinary talent at the Museum of the American Revolution. The evening kicks off with a VIP Reception hosted by Chef Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libra Restaurant & Rum Bar, followed by a cocktail & tasting reception featuring Chef Richard Landau (Vedge, V Street, Wiz Kid), Chef Nicholas Elmi (Laurel), Chef Scott Anderson (Mistral, elements), Chef Camille Cogswell (Zahav) and Chef Nate Horwtiz (Morimoto Philadelphia). Following the reception, guests will be treated to a four-course seated dinner featuring courses by Chef Jean-Marie Lacrox (Brulee Catering), Local Star Chef Greg Vernick (Vernick Food & Drink, 2017 JBFA Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic Winner), All Star Marc Murphy (Lanmarc & Benchmarc Restaurants NY), and Pastry Chef Pat O’Malley (The Hungry Pigeon). The night concludes with an exclusive after party at Aqimero at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, hosted by Chef & Owner Richard Sandoval himself.
Special thanks to our local partners for making this event possible: Aqimero, Brulee Catering, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, the Philadelphia Department of Commerce, the Museum of the American Revolution, Visit Philadelphia, Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Dogfish Head Brewery, Evantine Design, Eventions Productions, Lo-Fi Aperitifs, Replica Creative, Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia, Stateside Urbancraft Vodka and Von Humboldt’s Natur Wasser.