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Sunday Supper South, Oct. 31

Here's an amazing event that should appeal to any fan of Southern cooking. Clifford Harrison and Anne Quatrano — owners of Bacchanalia, Floataway, Abattoir and Quinones — will host a dinner Sunday, Oct. 31, to benefit the James Beard Foundation's scholarship fund. (Yes, it's on Halloween.)

The event, Sunday Supper South, will feature some of the South's best chefs. An announcement includes a list of the participants:

"Sunday Supper South host chefs Quatrano and Harrison will be joined by their chefs de cuisine: Drew Belline, Floataway Café; Andy Carson, Bacchanalia; and Joshua Hopkins, Abattoir. Together, they will welcome an outstanding group of James Beard Foundation award-winning chefs from the New Orleans coast and Florida peninsula to the Lowcountry and the nation’s capital:"

* Hugh Acheson, Five and Ten/The National/Empire State South, Athens, GA
* Sean Brock, McCrady’s, Charleston, SC
* Tyler Brown, Capitol Grille, Nashville, TN
* John Currence, City Grocery, Oxford, MS
* Martha Foose, Greenwood, MS
* Chris Hastings, Hot and Hot Fish Club, Birmingham, AL
* Linton Hopkins, Restaurant Eugene, Atlanta, GA
* Robert Kinkead, Kinkead’s, Washington, DC
* Ris Lacoste, Ris, Washington, DC
* Mike Lata, Fig, Charleston, SC
* Frank Lee, Slightly North of Broad/Old Village Post House/High Hammock, Charleston, SC
* Jamie Leeds, Hank's Oyster Bar, Washington DC
* Brandon McGlamery, Luma on Park, Orlando, FL
* Louis Osteen, Pawley’s Island, SC
* Nora Pouillon, Restaurant Nora, Washington, DC
* Bill Smith, Crook’s Corner, Chapel Hill, NC

The dinner is limited to 150 persons and costs $150 for members of the James Beard Foundation and $175 for others. Check out the website to make a reservation...soon.