This Week’s Events: JBF Nominees, Best New Chef, German Wine Dinner, Maine Maple Sunday

Monday — the James Beard Foundation will announce the 2013 award nominees later today. Check back this afternoon for details on how the restaurants and chefs that were on the “long list” of semi-finalists faired. Ari Weinzweig, founder of  Zingerman’s Delicatessen in Ann Arbor, will be at Rosemont for a book signing.

TuesdayFood & Wine will announce the winners of the People’s Best New Chef competition. Andrew Taylor and Michael Wiley at Eventide/Hugo’s are on the ballot. The monthly local foods networking breakfast is taking place Local Sprouts.

Wednesday — Old Port Wine Merchants is holding a tasting of 2009 and 2010 wine from Bordeaux.

Thursday — the Great Lost Bear will be featuring beers from Sebago Brewing, the Old Port Sea Grill is offering free oysters, 4-6 pm, or at least until the give away the first 400.

Friday — Eve’s at the Garden is continuing their international dining series with a South American wine dinner.

SaturdayBbBo’s is holding a German wine dinner, and the Winter Farmers Market is taking place.

Sunday — it’s Maine Maple Sunday, the March edition of Pocket Brunch is taking place, Masa Miyake will cook a dinner at Flanagan Farm in Buxton to benefit Maine Farmland Trust.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.