Cindy Hutson, Delius Shirley, and their team at the James Beard House
Key West Yellowtail–Breadfruit Tacos with Black Bean Coulis, Sweet Corn Salsa, and Pico de Gallo
Bahamian Conch Ceviche with Cilantro, Tomatoes, Peppers, and Sour Oranges
Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho with Micro-Cilantro, Crumbled Feta, and Quinoa Salad
Certified Angus Beef® Steak Tartare with Sunny-Side-Up Quail Eggs in Crispy New Potatoes
Crispy Game Hen Tikka Masala Pops with Coriander–Tomato Jam
North Carolina Fluke Tiradito with Passion Fruit Ponzu, Scotch Bonnet Peppers, Crispy Bay Scallops, and Lemon, Ginger, and Coconut Oil
Caribbean Lobster Ravioli with Creamed Corn Velouté, Sautéed Chanterelles, and Micro-Green Salad
Duck Two Ways > Maple Leaf Duck Breast and Duck Confit Mofongo Roulade with Mango, Cherry, and Chile Chutney
Blue Mountain Coffee and Cocoa–Encrusted Certified Angus Beef® Short Ribs with Creamy Polenta and Chipotle Agave Glaze
Ortanique's Coconut Cloud with Coconut Cream, Coconut Buttercream, and Freshly Grated Coconut
Cindy Hutson behind the scenes at the James Beard House
Dinner

Cuisine of the Sun

Cindy Hutson

Ortanique, Coral Gables, FL, and Cayman Islands; The Restaurant at the Dunmore, Harbor Island, Bahamas

Delius Shirley

Ortanique, Coral Gables, FL, and Cayman Islands; The Restaurant at the Dunmore, Harbor Island, Bahamas

Escape to the Caribbean at this incredible, island-inspired dinner by powerhouse chef Cindy Hutson. At Ortanique and the Restaurant at the Dunmore, Hutson cooks what she describes as the “cuisine of the sun”: expertly crafted, modern dishes that highlight tropical ingredients and local culinary traditions.

Event photos taken by Lisa Ozag. 

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  • Hors d'Oeuvre

    • Key West Yellowtail–Breadfruit Tacos with Black Bean Coulis, Sweet Corn Salsa, and Pico de Gallo
    • Bahamian Conch Ceviche with Cilantro, Tomatoes, Peppers, and Sour Oranges
    • Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho with Micro-Cilantro, Crumbled Feta, and Quinoa Salad 
    • Certified Angus Beef® Steak Tartare with Sunny-Side-Up Quail Eggs in Crispy New Potatoes
    • Crispy Game Hen Tikka Masala Pops with Coriander–Tomato Jam 
    • Laetitia Brut Rosé 2008
    • Atlantico Private Cask Rum Signature Cocktails 
  • Dinner

    • North Carolina Fluke Tiradito with Passion Fruit Ponzu, Scotch Bonnet Peppers, Crispy Bay Scallops, and Lemon, Ginger, and Coconut Oil 
    • Nadia Sauvignon Blanc 2012
    • Caribbean Lobster Ravioli with Creamed Corn Velouté, Sautéed Chanterelles, and Micro-Green Salad  
    • Laetitia Estate Chardonnay 2012
    • Duck Two Ways > Maple Leaf Duck Breast and Duck Confit Mofongo Roulade with Mango, Cherry, and Chile Chutney 
    • Laetitia Estate Pinot Noir 2011
    • Laetitia Reserve Du Domaine Pinot Noir 2010
    • Blue Mountain Coffee and Cocoa–Encrusted Certified Angus Beef® Short Ribs with Creamy Polenta and Chipotle Agave Glaze 
    • Nadia Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
    • Ortanique's Coconut Cloud with Coconut Cream, Coconut Buttercream, and Freshly Grated Coconut
    • Nadia Orange Muscat NV

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  • Wed, 10.09.2013
  • 7:00 PM
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