2014 SF Lamb Jam Info

Sunday July 13th, 2014 at Fort Mason

$60 for General Admission from 2-5 PM

$90 for VIP from 1-2 PM

Chef John Fink of the Whole Beast & Chef Alicia Jenish of Gitane as well as a featured cocktail!
Purchase tickets here: http://ticketf.ly/1jhhpRMb 

2013 San Francisco Lamb Jam

Thank you for Jamming with us! Congratulations to the winning chefs…
Best in Show/Best in Breast:Chef Vernon Morales’s vadouvan-spiced lamb riblets, tamarind BBQ sauce, white peace chutney, lemon cucumber and radish raita of Salt House
Best in Leg: Chef Matt Greco’s lamb sausage with vadouvan pickle slaw and onion roll of The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards
Best in Shank: Chef Mike Ransom’s braised shank and corn cake, cucumber raita, lemon balm-herb salad of Jasper’s Corner Tap & Kitchen
Best Shoulder: Chef Laurance Gordon’s lamb duo, bread salad with stone fruits and sherry of Thirsty Bear
People’s Choice: Chef Sophie Uong’s smoked braciole of lamb breast and collard green-pecan farce-summer corn puree, Early Girl tomato jam, creole-spiced popped sorghum of Pican Restaurant


This Event Will Feature:
  • 16-20 SF restaurants/chefs offering samples of dishes featuring American Lamb
  • Friendly chef/dish competition to garner awards and prizes in categories including
  • Best in Show,” “People’s Choice” and “Best Leg, Breast, Shank and Shoulder” categories with voting by a panel of key media representatives and event attendees. The winner goes to  the Lamb Jam Finale in New York City this Fall 2013.
  • Hands-on American lamb butcher demos
  • Lamb swag, cake pops, caricature artist & more
  • Local wine, beer and spirits sponsors

SF Lamb Jam Winners

2012 Lamb Jam Winners
Best in Show: Vernon Morales, Town Hall Salt House
The Lamb & The Fig- Fig leaf wrapped grilled lamb loin, tomato fig marmalade, sheeps milk yogurt, & chickpea polenta
People’s Choice: Jeff Mall, Zin Restaurant & Wine Bar
Best Shank Dish: Dino Vazquez, Eastside West Restaurant & Bar
Best Leg Dish: Antelmo Faria, Tacolicious
Best Loin Dish: Vernon Morales, Town Hall-Salt House
Best Shoulder Dish: Mark Dommen, One Market

2012 Lamb Jam Photos:

2011 Lamb Jam Winners
People’s Choice: ThirstyBear Brewing Company, Chef Jessica Gorin
Grilled Lamb Loin with Polenta, Mission Figs and Marcona Almond
Best in Show/Best Shank: Nick’s Cove, Chef Adam Mali
Braised Lamb Shank, Lemon-stewed Cannelini Beans, Lavender-Mint Gremolata. Click here for view recipe.
Best Leg: Eastside West Restaurant & Bar, Chef Dino Vazquez
Spicy Lamb and Lemongrass Soup “Hue” Style
Best Loin: FIVE Restaurant & Bar, Chef Banks White
Roasted Lamb Loin, Piquillo Pepper Jam, House Yogurt, Cumin Chimichurri
Best Shoulder: Wood Tavern Restaurant, Chef Yang Peng
Braised Lamb Shoulder, Chickpea Puree, Fava Beans, Chimichurri, Herb Salad

Additional Photos