Michael Kornick
Erick Williams
Grant Achatz
Paul Kahan
Grant MacPherson
Lachlin Mackinnon–Patterson
Mindy Segal
Charlie Trotter
Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Chicago

Host Chef Michael Kornick

mk The Restaurant, Chicago

Host Chef Erick Williams

mk The Restaurant, Chicago

Pastry Chef Lisa Bonjour

mk The Restaurant, Chicago

Award Winner

Grant Achatz

Alinea, the Aviary, and Next, Chicago

Award Winner

Paul Kahan

avec, Blackbird, and the Publican, Chicago

Grant MacPherson

Jade Range and Scotch Myst, Las Vegas

Award Winner

Lachlan MacKinnon-Patterson

Frasca Food and Wine, Boulder, CO

Award Winner

Mindy Segal

Mindy’s Hot Chocolate, Chicago

Master Sommelier Ken Fredrickson

TENZING Wine and Spirits, Chicago

Fresh off a three-star review from the Chicago Tribune, the Windy City’s mk is playing host to this exciting Friends of James Beard Benefit, headlined by local and visiting talent—including two JBF Outstanding Chef Award winners.

For reservations or more information, please call 312.482.9179.

MENU

  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Sweet Potatoes with Bourbon, Brown Sugar, and Smoking Cinnamon
    • Explosion > Squash with Parmesan and Black Truffles
    • Puffed Lobster with Butter, Fennel Pollen, and Black Pepper
    • Green Apples with Horseradish and Celery
    • Wagyu Beef with Pumpkin Seeds, Smoked Paprika, and Thyme
    • Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs 2010
  • Dinner

    • Pacific Ocean Market Fish Sashimi with Asian Vegetable Slaw, Greens, and White Soy
    • Joto Junmai Sake NV
    • Eggplant Terrine with Roasted Tomato Jam and Parmigiano-Reggiano
    • Weingut Max Ferd. Richter Brauneberger Juffer Riesling Kabinett 2010
    • Risotto alla Marinara
    • Scarpetta Barbera del Monferrato 2011
    • Grilled Texas Quail with Shallot Confit, Beluga Lentils, and Red Curry–Squash Purée
    • Scarpetta Barbera del Monferrato 2011
    • Duck Zampone and Dry-Aged Duck Breast with Matsutake Mushrooms and Pine
    • Régis Bouvier Clos du Roy Marsannay Rouge 2009
    • Blackjack–Spiced Prime Beef Tenderloin with Foie Gras, Celery Root, Yellow Chanterelle Mushrooms, Natural Jus, and Puff Pastry
    • Château Moulin Riche Saint Julien 2006
    • Hither and Yon French Farmhouse Cheese with Fennel Confit and Apricots
    • Château de la Roulerie Coteaux du Layon 2012
    • Smoked Almond Ice Milk with TCHO Milk Chocolate and Orange Blossom Honey
    • Mignardises

Event DetailsReservation Policy >

  • Date:
  • Time:
  • Place:
  • Price:
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  • Mon, 11.18.2013
  • 6:30 PM
  • mk The Restaurant map
  • Members $400 / General Public $400
  • 312.482.9179
 
 
 

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