Jimmy Carbone

Jimmy Carbone is a NYC-based restaurateur, dedicated social entrepreneur, and beer lover. In addition to overseeing daily operations at Jimmy’s No. 43, an East Village bar and restaurant with a focus on unique beers and a greenmarket menu, Jimmy currently serves as co-chair for Taste of Tribeca, as a special adviser for The New Amsterdam Market, and was elected as an advisory council member for Greenmarkets GrowNYC in 2010. 

In 2005 and 2009, Jimmy was recipient of  the title “Local Hero” from NYC Arts. He has been featured in Edible Manhattan, Michael Colameco’s Food Show, and Martha Stewart Radio. Jimmy has co-founded and produced “Hungry Filmmakers” – a documentary film screening and discussion series – and The Good Beer Seal – an association of independently owned beer bars in New York City.

Through The Good Beer Seal, Jimmy produces several events during the month of July, which has been proclaimed Good Beer Month by the mayor in 2009, 2010 and 2011. His Food Karma Projects showcases unique events with the best local food, chefs, beer and wine, and worthy non-profit groups, including as the featured food and beer event producer at Governor’s Island for the 2011 season.

Beer Sessions Radio, Jimmy’s latest project, is a conversational format podcast carried on the Heritage Radio Network, where Jimmy and a series of rotating co-hosts discuss the beers, bars, and brewers that make up the craft beer movement.

Jimmy Carbone appears in the following:

The Beer-Changing Magic of Brewing with Hops

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Meet the brewers and hops farmers behind your favorite pints. Hosted by Jimmy Carbone.


The Fate of Jimmy's No. 43 After the East Village Blast

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The East Village explosion badly damaged the bar Jimmy’s No. 43. Jimmy Carbone, was at the scene and discusses the blast, and what the situation on the ground has been since then.

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Craft Beer Jam 2013: Home Brewer Battle

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

7:00 PM

Join us for an evening of beer-focused conversation, consumption and celebration! Learn the do's and don'ts of brewing beer at home, along with tips on how to taste beer. Hosted by Jimmy Carbone of "Beer Sessions Radio." Featuring John LaPolla of Bitter & Esters, beer educator Sam Merritt of Civilization of Beer and Chris Cuzme of 508 Gastropub. With live music by The Bailen Brothers

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Craft Beer Jam 2013: The Best Beers You've Never Tasted

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

7:00 PM

Join us for an evening of beer-focused conversation, consumption and celebration! Learn the secrets of the most rare and special brews around with your host Jimmy Carbone of "Beer Sessions Radio." Featuring Dan McGloughlin of Manhattan’s Pony Bar and Ed Berestecki of Brooklyn’s Mug's Ale House. With music by The Flanks.

VIDEO: Craft Beer Jam 2013

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

For the fifth year in a row, Mayor Michael Bloomberg designated July Good Beer Month in New York City. Here in The Greene Space, we toasted the month with Craft Beer Jam - our annual beer-focused conversation, consumption and celebration series featuring live local music. The events were hosted by Jimmy Carbone of the internet radio show "Beer Sessions Radio" and co-founder of The Good Beer Seal

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Second Annual Craft/Beer/Jam

Thursday, July 12, 2012

7:00 PM

Jimmy Carbone considers the nuances of beer and food pairings, beer trends and traditions with guests Kelly Taylor, Matt Bean, and a panel of New York City's most innovative beer/food personalities. 

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Friday, July 15, 2011

7:00 PM

Jimmy Carbone leads a lively discussion about the storied history of local breweries in New York City; economic and political challenges facing small breweries in New York State; and beer vs. wine.