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2015 Lamb Jam


PHOTO: 2015 Lamb Jam courtesy of American Lamb Board

Washington, D.C. will soon be playing host to a unique event. Unlike the typical roundup of “best of” food // drinks // desserts, the 2015 Lamb Jam will focus exclusively on lamb. Hosted by the American Lamb Board, seventeen chefs will present their best lamb dish, inspired by the Mediterranean, Asian, Latin America and the Middle East in the

On Sunday, May 17th, favorite local chefs such as Chef Rodney Scruggs of The Occidental Grill & Seafood, Chef Kyle Bailey of The Arsenal at BlueJacket, as well as the hilariously charming Chef Franck Loquet of ICI Urban Bistro will compete to face chefs from four other cities to win the title of “Lamb Jam Master.” Then, the winners from Seattle, Austin, Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. will head to New York City for the championship.

For a more intimate experience, former Lamb Jam champions, Chef Nemo Bolin and Chef Rodney Scruggs, will be hosting a VIP grilling experience on May 15 at Occidental Grill & Seafood. In this more intimate shepherd to chef event, guests will enjoy h’orderves, cocktails and lamb dishes. Attendees will also have the opportunity to connect with the chefs, a local butcher and a sommelier.

VIP Event: Friday, May 15

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Occidental Grill & Seafood

1475 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20004

Lamb Jam: Sunday, May 17, 2015

4:00 PM – 7:00pm

Union Market

1309 5th Street NE

Washington, DC 20002

Tickets to both the VIP and Lamb Jam events can be purchased separately or in a package deal. To purchase tickets visit or follow the American Lamb Board on Facebook or Twitter. A portion of the proceeds will also go to D.C. Central Kitchen, America’s leader in reducing hunger with recycled food, training unemployed adults for culinary careers, serving healthy school meals, and rebuilding urban food systems through social enterprise.

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