Oh The Hampton’s in the summer is worth a visit for some beautylicious living! If you enjoy chic company, champagne, and fine foods the annual Chefs and Champagne event is a must attend fete of the season. The James Beard Chefs and Champagne event honors the best chefs in the industry. This year’s honoree is none other than the incomparable Marcus Samuelsson. Taking place on July 29th at the Wolford Estate Vinyard in Sagaponack, N.Y. More than 40 chefs., beverage masters, artisan purveyors and lots of champs will be on hand for one of the most anticipated culinary events of the summer.
“I am so excited to be part of Chefs & Champagne, as it’s really one of the highlights of the summer to get to see your colleagues and friends and cook for them,” said Samuelsson. “Looking at the list of the previous recipients, I feel very humbled to be a part of such a delicious, diverse, American cooking family. When I think about the James Beard Foundation, I think about the aspirations of young chefs. I think about Mildred [Amico], Julia [Child], Jacques [Pépin], and all the times I’ve cooked at the Beard House. This organization has given me so many incredible moments and I thank you for that.”
The culinary superstar boasts New York restaurants Red Rooster Harlem, Ginny’s Supper Club and Sweetbird Rotisserie, and a new space Marcus, opening up in soon in Washington DC. . He has also authored of several cook books.
How to Get Tickets :
The Chefs & Champagne main event will take place from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Saturday, July 29, and is open to the public—reservations are $200 for James Beard Foundation members and $275 for non-members. General admission includes all tastings, silent auction bidding opportunities, and a gift bag. VIP premium admission, beginning at 5:00 pm, is $375 for James Beard Foundation members and non-members. VIP tables of 10 are available for $4,000. The VIP experience includes an additional exclusive reception hour with early access to all tastings, reserved table seating, advanced silent auction preview, gift bag, and access to the VIP after-party. Reservations can be made by calling (212) 627-2308 or atjamesbeard.org/chefsandchampagne. To become a member of the James Beard Foundation, click here.