Featured Menu: The Craft of Charcuterie


With over 200 events at the Beard House each year, our calendar is overflowing with top toques and rising stars from restaurant kitchens across the country. Each dinner at the Beard House is a unique culinary experience, but every so often a specific event will have our stomachs rumbling simply by scanning the menu. Read on to learn which event has piqued our palates lately.


Friday, January 22, 2016
The Craft of Charcuterie


The last time chef Joshua Smith brought his meat-minded coterie to the Beard House, diners were treated to a veritable cornucopia of the cured, the smoked, and the salted. This year Smith has assembled an equally protein-partial crew from across the nation for an edible master class in the potential of preserving. After feasting on the chefs' no-holds-... Read more >

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On the Menu: Week of January 18


Here’s what’s coming up at the James Beard House and around the country:

Wednesday, January 20, 7:00 P.M.

Soul of Winter

Landlocked Montclair and coastal Dover couldn’t seem more different, but for chefs and friends Bryan Gregg and Evan Hennessey, a Beard House collaboration is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the bounty of land and sea. Join us as they showcase their shared hyper-seasonal ethos in a regionally inspired surf-and-turf feast.


Thursday, January 21, 7:00 P.M.

New York... Read more >

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Recipe: Lard Biscuits

lard biscuits In addition to running his restaurant, Cypress, and its in-house charcuterie program, chef Craig Deihl operates Artisan Meat Share, a CSA-based business that produces house-cured and -smoked meats for 100 local members. He includes these savory lard biscuits in the quarterly shares—we love them slathered with rillettes or butter.

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Eye Candy: Beard House

Charcuterie Clark Frasier and Mark Gaier of Arrows and MC Perkins Cove served this housemade charcuterie at their strictly farm-to-table dinner; it included pepperoni, vintage 2007 prosciutto, quail sausage, and garlic sausage. June 15, 2009, The Beard House, NYC (Photo by Joan Garvin)

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