Kirk Weems
John Besh
Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Beaver Creek, CO

Host Chef Kirk Weems
Allie's Cabin, Beaver Creek, CO

JBF Award Winner John Besh
New Orleans

Nestled in an aspen grove on picturesque Beaver Creek Mountain, Allie's Cabin will serve as the breathtaking backdrop for this special Friends of James Beard Benefit dinner. Pack your snowshoes and join host chef Kirk Weems and JBF Award winner John Besh for an unforgettable meal during FOOD & WINE magazine's spectacular Beaver Creek FOOD & WINE Weekend festival.

Note: guests will meet at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain at the Chophouse Restaurant (15 West Thomas Place, Avon, CO) between 6:30 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. for the snowcat ride to Allie’s Cabin.

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  • Hors d’Oeuvres:

    • Venison Forestière > Venison Tenderloin with Bacon–Onion Jam and Port Wine on Potato Gaufrettes
    • Chicken Pâté with Asparagus Butter and Brandy–Madeira Glaze on Brioche
    • A fine wine will be served during this reception.
  • Dinner:

    • Seared Scallop with Heirloom Spinach, Frisée, Champagne Pommery–Bacon Vinaigrette, and Crispy Shallots
    • Galerie Naissance Sauvignon Blanc 2011
    • Duck Cassoulet
    • W.S. Keyes Vineyard Estate Howell Mountain Merlot 2008
    • Slow-Cooked Kobe Beef with Lobster Macaroni and Cheese and Périgord Truffle Jus
    • Mt. Brave Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
    • Dark Chocolate–Hazelnut Pot-de-Crème
    • Mt. Brave Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
       

Event DetailsReservation Policy >

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  • Fri, 01.25.2013
  • 6:00 PM
  • Allie's Cabin map
  • Members $180 / General Public $200
  • Call 970.845.5294 to reserve
 
 
 

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