Starting today, tickets for the James Beard Foundation’s fifth annual Taste America national culinary tour are officially on sale with a portion of each ticket being donated to the Taste America Scholarship Fund, which helps aspiring cooks attend culinary schools around the country.
The cross-country event will visit ten cities across the United States this fall, including Austin, Boston, Chicago, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle. Additionally, the tour, which brings together celebrated chefs and fervent foodies for a series of delicious events, kicks off with an event hosted by JBF Taste America Honorary All-Star Thomas Keller at the James Beard House on August 2.
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“More and more, we are hearing from our passionate community of culinary connoisseurs that they want our unique Beard House dining experience in their city,” said Susan Ungaro, president of the James Beard Foundation. “How exciting that we are in our fifth anniversary year and able to bring the best of the best chefs to diverse cities across the country.”