James Beard, acclaimed cookbook author and teacher, was a champion of American cuisine who educated and mentored generations of professional chefs and food enthusiasts. Today the James Beard Foundation (JBF) continues in the same spirit, offering events and programs designed to educate, inspire, entertain and foster a deeper understanding of our culinary culture. JBF is recognized as the center of Americas culinary community.

Enjoy a private dinner party for up to 12 people in the exclusive, elegant Peter Kump boardroom located on the top floor of the famous James Beard House. Both established and emerging guest chefs from around the world are invited to the James Beard House to prepare special dinners throughout the year. 

  • Private dinner party for 12 people in the exclusive 4th-floor private dining room of the famous James Beard House in historic Greenwich Village, New York City

  • Intimate reception with hors doeuvres, Champagne, wines, or other specialty beverages, served in the privacy of the boardroom overlooking the Beard House garden

  • Special 5 to 7 course tasting menu created by guest chef, with wine pairings for each course expertly chosen by the featured chef or restaurant's sommelier

  • Exclusive meet and greet with the evening's chef and team from a nationally or internationally celebrated restaurant

  • Booking & concierge service


Dinner includes mineral water, wine, coffee/tea service and gratuity.  Dinner events can only be booked 90 days in advance.  Events are subject to availability and held on select weekdays; weekend dates may be offered periodically.  Subject to availability at the James Beard House.  The Boardroom can accommodate no more than 12 guests.  Minimum legal drinking age is 21. Winner has 12 months to book and 23 months to travel. 

Charity Cost: $4,285


Kelly Bukolt​

Tel: (832) 814-6054​

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