The James Beard House

$ $ $ $
167 W 12th St (7th Ave.)
New York, NY 10011
(212) 627-2308



  • We got to meet Chef Garces and have an exceptional Spanish inspired five course tasting menu. Amazing experience with an amazing chef!
  • Great organization to support. When you join you'll receive a $50 dining certificate to your first event!
  • Incredible foundation by a Legend. Amazing place for the F&B and goodies to mingle and enjoy deliciousness from Chefs all over. Everyone should at least experience coming here Once in their lives.
  • The alcove at the back of the 2nd floor dining room has a mirrored ceiling. It was Beard's bedroom. That's right.
  • Love their cocktail parties, which draws a younger, hipper crowd. Mingle and feast. See photos from a party here:
  • You'll feel out of place if you're not over 50, white & a republican.
  • Came here for the sixth annual BK cooks dinner for JBF Greens(foodie under 40). Enjoyed food by chefs from Do or Dine and the like. Amazing quail-squab ballotine with pickled squash and mayple vinegar
  • Membership is completely worth it. You'll cover the cost in just dinner for two.
  • Food was great and it's all for a good cause. Highly recommend!
  • Very meat heavy night. Still delicious.
  • Must join the Foundation!
  • Really cool arctic foraging dinner this Saturday!
  • The monthly daytime Beard on Books series is a nice opportunity to hear food writers and cookbook authors read from their works. Usually a $20 suggested donation. Includes illy coffee and Pellegrino
  • Great place to experience new and famous or soon to be, rising stars. Eaten here twice and experience was great. Food varies, depending on chef, but a special NYC evening always to be had.
  • Chefs from all over the country come here to cook their hearts out. Great food service and wine pairings in the home of the great original foodie
  • Great lectures and special dinners.
  • Unique Dining experience. Highly recommend trying it out. Themes vary but interesting
  • Amazing experience from beginning to end!
  • The whole world comes to NYC. The chefs of the world come to the James Beard House. Plus there's a post Q+A session with the chef & team.
  • Went there for the annual Lambs and Clams evening! Sensational!!! UFO(ultimate food Orgasm)