Chef Lou Rook III and his crew in the Beard House kitchen
Maiale Tonnato on Irish Soda Bread
Smoked Troutdale Farm Missouri Rainbow Trout
Caramelized Nantucket Cape Scallops with Apple–Pickled Jalapeño Relish
Prussian Pearl–Style St. Simon Oysters with Crème Fraîche and Chilled Pinckney Bend Distillery Vodka
Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen
Seared Hawaiian Big-Eye Tuna Moje
Porcini Risotto with Annie Gunn’s Slab Bacon
Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen
Smoked White Pekin Duck Breast with Preserved Northwest Cherry Compote and Braised Collard Greens
Roasted Jones Heritage Farms Berkshire Hog Chop with Missouri Blackberry–Soy Caramel and Champ
Mousse Trio > Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, and Pumpkin with Pecan–Caramel Cookies
Dinner

American Classic

Lou Rook III

Annie Gunn's and the Smokehouse Market, Chesterfield, MO

Wine Director Glenn Bardgett
Annie Gunn's and the Smokehouse Market, Chesterfield, MO

Food-loving Midwesterners know to head to Annie Gunn’s, located within the historic Smokehouse Market, where chef Lou Rook III has been turning out sophisticated yet heartwarming dishes for almost two decades. Rook and wine director Glenn Bardgett will show off their local pride with a spectacular menu with all gold-medal Missouri wines.

 

Event photos taken by Jeffrey Gurwin.

MENU

  • Hors d'Oeuvre

    • Maiale Tonnato on Irish Soda Bread
    • Smoked Troutdale Farm Missouri Rainbow Trout
    • Caramelized Nantucket Cape Scallops with Apple–Pickled Jalapeño Relish
    • Prussian Pearl–Style St. Simon Oysters with Crème Fraîche and Chilled Pinckney Bend Distillery Vodka
    • LES BOURGEOIS VINEYARDS BRUT NV
    • AUGUSTA WINERY SEYVAL BLANC 2010
  • Dinner

    • Seared Hawaiian Big-Eye Tuna Moje
    • ADAM PUCHTA TRAMINETTE NV
    • Porcini Risotto with Annie Gunn’s Slab Bacon
    • CHAUMETTE VINEYARDS & WINERY CHARDONEL RESERVE 2010
    • Smoked White Pekin Duck Breast with Preserved Northwest Cherry Compote and Braised Collard Greens
    • MONTELLE CHAMBOURCIN 2011
    • Roasted Jones Heritage Farms Berkshire Hog Chop with Missouri Blackberry–Soy Caramel and Champ
    • STONE HILL WINERY ESTATE BOTTLED HERMANN NORTON 2009
    • Mousse Trio > Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, and Pumpkin with Pecan–Caramel Cookies
    • ST. JAMES WINERY LATE HARVEST VIGNOLES 2006
       

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  • Tue, 10.23.2012
  • 7:00 PM
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  • Members $130 / General Public $170
  • Call 212.627.2308 to reserve
 
 
 

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