James Beard Foundation’s Taste America in New Orleans Slideshow

April Bloomfield and Donald Link Team Up for the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America in New Orleans

End World Hunger

L to R: Donald Link, April Bloomfield, JBF President Susan Ungaro, Eric Damidot, and Jeremy Fogg.

Signature Cocktails

Guests enjoyed signature cocktails during the reception and walk-around tasting.

Smoked Lamb Shank

Host Chef Eric Damidot’s Smoked Lamb Shank Torchon with Young Carrot Mousseline, Petite Carrot “Poulette,” Carrot Chips, and Lamb Jus.

Donald Link's Dish

Local Star Donald Link’s Jumbo Lump Crab with Watermelon Gazpacho and Olive Oil–Fried Bread.

Spiced Short Rib

All-Star April Bloomfield’s Droga-Spiced Short Rib with Shelling Beans and Olive Salad

Intermezzo

Star Anise and Pomegranate–Infused Lifeway Frozen Coconut Kefir.

Jeremy Fogg's Dessert Duo

Pastry chef Jeremy Fogg’s Dessert Duo: Individual Banana Cream Pie with Caramel Sauce and Chocolate Shavings; and Dark Chocolate Cake with Smoked Chicory Coffee Mousse and Pecan–Coconut Macaroons.

April Bloomfield

All-Star April Bloomfield at the Sur La Table cooking demo and book signing.

Cooking Demo Dish

All-Star April Bloomfield’s cooking demo dish: Roasted Carrots with Carrot Top Pesto and Burrata.

April Bloomfield and Kit Wohl

All-Star April Bloomfield and Cookbook Author Kit Wohl at the Sur La Table cooking demo and book signing.

Sur La Table Cooking Demo

Cookbook Author Kit Wohl at the Sur La Table cooking demo and book signing.

Cooking Demo Dish

Cookbook Author Kit Wohl’s cooking demo dish: Michel Richard’s White Chocolate Grapes with Chocolate Pearls.