Past Event

Taste America® New Orleans

Sunday, October 18, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (Central Standard Time)
National Broadcast
Willa Jean, 611 O'Keefe Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113 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 James Beard Award Winner Kelly Fields and includes dough wine 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 Winner

Kelly Fields
Willa Jean, New Orleans

Burrata–Louisiana Seafood Tart with Warm Kerrygold-Buttered Crab, Shrimp, and Cajun Caviar
**Contains Dairy, Shellfish, and Wheat

Slow-Roasted Pork with Smoked Ham Hock Collard Greens, Kerrygold Cheddar Grits, and Sauce Jezebel
**Contains Pork, Dairy, and Wheat

Alternate Entrée
Slow-Roasted Root Vegetables with Creole Spices and Toasted Sesame
**Contains Sesame Seeds

Creole Cream Cheese with Caramel, Apples, and Sunflower
**Contains Dairy and Wheat

Wine Courtesy of

dough wines
dough Pinot Noir 2019

*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 Willa Jean (611 O'Keefe Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113).

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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