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The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America® Washington, DC

I recently received an email with the words ‘press credentials’ in the subject line. I initially thought it was one of the countless SPAM or phishing emails that arrive in the blog’s inbox.  I decided to take a quick look at the email to determine if it was SPAM or phishing.  It was not SPAM. It was not a  phishing scam. It was media advisory alerting me that my request to cover an event had been granted!!! Here is the advisory:

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The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America® Washington, DC

 

Hosts “A Night of Culinary Stars”

Presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred® Visa Signature®

Charles Phan to collaborate with Vikram Sunderam for once-in-a-lifetime dining experience

What: A once-in-a-lifetime culinary collaboration will kick off Washington DC’s Taste America weekend on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Mandarin Oriental. Dubbed A Night of Culinary Stars, the exclusive dining event will benefit the James Beard Foundation. The JBF Taste America evening will begin with a reception filled with bites and libations from local chefs, including Marjorie Meek-Bradley, Jeffrey Buben, Anthony Chittum, Katsuya Fukushima, and Ed Scarpone. Afterwards, guests will be seated for an exceptional dinner prepared by James Beard Award-winning chefs, Taste America All-Star Charles Phan and Local Star Vikram Sunderam, along with Host Chef Didier Pouzier, who have worked together to design a unique multi-course menu diners won’t forget.

When: October 17, 2014

6:30 p.m. – Cocktail and Tasting Reception

8 p.m. – Dinner

Where: Mandarin Oriental

1330 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20004

 

Who: Taste America All-Star Charles Phan*, The Slanted Door, San Francisco

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Local Star Vikram Sunderam*, Rasika

Host Chef Didier Pouzier, Mandarin Oriental

Chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley, Ripple and Roofers’ Union

Chef Jeffrey Buben*, Vidalia

Chef Anthony Chittum, Iron Gate

Chef Katsuya Fukushima, Daikaya

Chef Ed Scarpone, DBGB Kitchen and Bar

*JBF Award winner

Why: The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America®: “Local Flavor from Coast To Coast” is a national epicurean tour celebrating America’s culinary diversity. From September 12 through October 25, 2014, the program will stop in 10 cities over five weekends, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington D.C.

Returning for the second year in a row, the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America is presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred Visa Signature, a premier rewards credit card for people who love travel and dining. Chase Sapphire Preferred Visa Signature cardmembers will enjoy exclusive benefits not available to the public at James Beard Foundation’s Taste America events, including access to chefs, exclusive recipes, preferred seating, and more.  The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America is also supported by retail partner Sur La Table, and national sponsors including Bacardi 8, Breville, and Delta Air Lines.

Details: For more information about Taste America events in Washington D.C., please contact Dufour and Company Productions at 202.298.8650. Visit jbftasteamerica.org/event/washington-dc  for more details.

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If your schedule and time permit,  consider attending. Tickets can  be purchased using the link above.

I will be posting photos from the event on Facebook and Twitter as well as posting on MyMCMedia  and on the Technicolor Dining blog site the delicious, mouth watering details about the evening. The dining gods have once again smiled upon me – for that I am grateful.

If you see me at the event, please say hello and be prepared to have your photo taken!

Be well,

Technicolor girl

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Tina Patterson

About Tina Patterson

Follow the adventures of a single female diner as she navigates her way through all things dining related – cooking classes, beverage tasting classes and events, exploring restaurant menus, and more! Trip Advisor Top Contributor. Open Table Top 250 Contributor.

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