Past Event

Taste America® Washington D.C.

Sunday, October 18, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
National Broadcast
Maketto, 1351 H Street N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002 Get Directions
JBF Taste America

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A national event celebrating your local restaurant community.

Taste America will bring chefs and diners from 20 cities around the country together for a virtual communal dinner to support local independent restaurants. 

Enjoy a three-course meal with guests in your city and around the country from the comfort of your home! Your Taste America meal kit will be prepared by Erik Bruner-Yang and includes dough wine and Rabbit Hole whiskey, along with access to cooking demos and our national broadcast featuring a lineup of James Beard Foundation friends, chefs, and special guests.


James Beard Award nominee
Erik Bruner-Yang

Maketto, Washington, D.C.

Takeo Sausages >, Housemade Pork Sausages with Spices, Coconut Shavings, and Sweet Chile Sauce
** Can Be Made Vegetarian,Vegan,Gluten Free

Lotus Leaf–Steamed Chicken Curry with Red Curry and Rice
**Gluten Free/ Nut Free, Can Be Made Vegan

Alternate Entrée
Lotus Leaf–Steamed Squash Curry with Red Curry and Rice
**Gluten Free/ Nut Free, Can Be Made Vegan

The World's Best Slice of Chocolate Cake
** Known Allergens Dairy, Gluten, Eggs **Can Be Made Vegan/Gluten Free

**Alternate Dessert: Jasmine Flower–Infused Mousse with Cambodian Honey, Ginger, and Seasonal Fruits

Wine Courtesy of

dough wines
dough Pinot Noir 2019

Whiskey Tasting Courtesy of
Rabbit Hole Distillery

*Menu is subject to change
*Please note your three-course meal will be packaged for pick-up so that you may enjoy it at home. Some heating or finishing may be required, instructions will be provided. Refrigeration recommended.

*Please note guests must be 21+ to order and pick up a meal kit.

Your three-course meal will be available to pick up on the afternoon of Sunday, October 18 at Maketto (1351 H Street N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002).

Through our Open for Good campaign, the Foundation is committed to helping independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term.

Food containers and packaging have been generously donated by Placon, located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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