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Celebrating the Family Table


Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

Celebrating the Family Table

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission - Celebrating the Family Table
General Admission tickets available for non-members of the James Beard Foundation
Ended $200.00 $11.99
JBF Members - Celebrating the Family Table
JBF Member tickets available to current members of the James Beard Foundation. Names will be confirmed before ticket allocation.
Ended $175.00 $10.62

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Event Details




Chef Michael Rotondo – Parallel 37

Crispy Chicken Feet, Steam Bun, Oroblanco

Heirloom Tomato Shui Jiao, Sesame Essence

Chilled Duck Consommé, Beginning of Summer Vegetables

Chef Tony Wu – M.Y.China

Scallops on Lotus Root, X.O. Sauce

Hand-pulled Spinach Noodles, Mendocino Uni, Mustard, Citrus & Soy Dressing

Beggars' Purses with Wild Mushrooms & Kabocha

Wine Pairings

Domaine Carneros Brut Vintage 2009

Isabel Mondavi Deep Rose of Cabernet Sauvignon 2012


Cocktail Pairing

Southwest of Eden by Alan Chen




First Course

Chef Trotter, Plated

Roasted Beet, Asparagus, & Goat Cheese Terrine

Oberon Sauvignon Blanc 2012


Second Course

Chef Yan, Plated

Lantern Shadow Beef, Chinese Broccoli Shoots, Taro

Emblem Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2010


Third Course

Isabel Mondavi Chardonnay 2011

Chef Trotter, Family Style

Cold Poached Halibut, Teardrop Tomato, Mint, Red Jalapeño Vinaigrette

Chef Yan, Family Style

The Abalone Farm Whole Abalone, Bàoyú Sauce


Fourth Course

M by Michael Mondavi 2009

Chef Trotter, Family Style

Lamb with Stir-Fried Tatsoi, Mizuna, Julienned Vegetables, Spicy Peanut Sauce

Chef Yan, Family Style

Iron Goddess Tea Smoked Duck with Kumquat Hoisin Sauce, Steamed Buns



Chef Yigit Pura – Tout Sweet Pâtisserie

Maui Vacherin

Passion Fruit-Banana Sorbet, Manilla Mango & Fresh Liliquoi Compote, Thai Basil Ice Cream, Sweet Meyer Lemon Kisses



The James Beard Foundation offers a variety of events and programs designed to educate, inspire, entertain, and foster a deeper understanding of America’s culinary culture. These innovative programs include educational initiatives, food industry awards, an annual national food conference, Leadership Award programs, culinary scholarships, and publications. In addition to maintaining the historic James Beard House in New York City’s Greenwich Village as a “performance space” for visiting chefs, the Foundation has created a prosperous online community, as well as host tastings, lectures, workshops, and food-related art exhibits in New York City and across the country.

The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco is the official hotel sponsor of the benefit and has generously extended special rates for attendees for June 7, 8, 9, 2013. To learn more about the special rate or to make reservations:

  • Call (800) 241-3333 and reference "James Beard Benefit" for June 7, 8, 9, 2013.
  • Visit www.ritzcarlton.com/sanfrancisco, enter dates (June 7, 8, or 9, 2013) and JBFJBFA under "Corporate, Promo or Group Code".

Have questions about Celebrating the Family Table? Contact M.Y.China

When & Where

Westfield Centre San Francisco
865 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94103

Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

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About M.Y. China

M.Y. China offers authentic Chinese cuisine in a playfully modern experience. Inspired by Chef Martin Yan and his years of teaching the art of Chinese cuisine to everyday people, a full exhibition kitchen brings the ancient arts of the wok, hand-pulled noodles and dim sum to light. With over 3,500 cooking shows broadcast worldwide, Martin Yan enjoys distinction as a certified Master Chef, highly respected food consultant, cooking instructor and prolific author. His now legendary cooking show “Yan Can Cook” on PBS, taught Americans and the rest of the world to cook Chinese food. Since then, his diverse talents have found expression in 30 cookbooks, a restaurant and culinary arts academy in Beijing, China and public appearances. With over 40 years in the food industry, he continues to educate us about the tradition and culture of Chinese cooking. More information is available at mychinasf.com and you can find us on Facebook and Twitter. M.Y. China is located at 865 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 at the Westfield San Francisco Centre, Restaurant Collection Under the Dome, Level 4, (415) 580-3001.

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San Francisco, CA Events Food & Drink

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