The opening shot of the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America culinary series is on Wednesday, June 29th at Silver Street Studios. This is the first of 20 events in the current year’s series celebrating the chefs and local independent restaurants at the heart of our communities. Taste Houston will feature the richness of Houston’s food culture, while highlighting culinary specialists who are lined up with the Foundation’s mission.
Chef Michelle Wallace, from Gatlin’s BBQ and Catering, is making Hickory-Smoked Catfish with Deconstructed Dirty Rice.
Presently in its 10th emphasis, Taste America is extending with the inaugural launch of the ‘TasteTwenty’, a group of 20 chef teams in 20 cities the nation over cooperating and supporting the James Beard Foundation’s mission of Good Food for Good.
A portion of continues from every event will go straightforwardly to the participating chefs’ restaurants, with the leftover returns helping the James Beard Foundation’s national programming, including the Open for Good campaign. The Open for Good campaign is an initiative focused on assisting independent restaurants with remaking stronger from the pandemic and flourish as long as possible.