Peter Sclafani and his culinary team at the Beard House
Char-Broiled Oysters with Tasso Ham–Garlic Butter
Heirloom Tomatoes and Hudson Valley Foie Gras Mousse–Filled Burrata with 25-Year-Old Balsamic Caviar Pearls
Braised Mississippi Rabbit with Gnocchi
Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen
Head-to-Toe Pork > Pork Cheeks with Benton’s Bacon Jam, Butternut Squash Purée, and Pork Trotter Tortellini
Chicory Café au Lait Panna Cotta with Chocolate Chip Beignets
Dinner

French Creole Meets Italian

Peter Sclafani

Ruffino's, Baton Rouge, LA

The son of a Baton Rouge–area culinary legend, Peter Sclafani continues the family tradition of fantastic cooking at Ruffino’s. We’ve enlisted him to prepare a contemporary spring menu, based on his restaurant’s signature blend of Italian and French Creole cuisines and made with fresh catch from the Gulf.

Event photos taken by Tom Kirkman.

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Shrimp Corn Dogs
    • Crayfish Arancini
    • Char-Broiled Oysters with Tasso Ham–Garlic Butter
    • Corn and Crab Shooters
    • Grillades and Grits
    • Mionetto Prosecco NV
  • Dinner

    • Crab Cheesecake
    • Feudi di San Gregorio Lacryma Christi 2010
    • Heirloom Tomatoes and Hudson Valley Foie Gras Mousse–Filled Burrata with 25-Year-Old Balsamic Caviar Pearls
    • Michele Chiarlo Le Orme Barbera d’Asti Superiore 2010
    • Braised Mississippi Rabbit with Gnocchi
    • Jermann Red Angel on the Moonlight 2009
    • Head-to-Toe Pork > Pork Cheeks with Benton’s Bacon Jam, Butternut Squash Purée, and Pork Trotter Tortellini
    • Ornellaia Le Volte dell’Ornellaia 2010
    • Chicory Café au Lait Panna Cotta with Chocolate Chip Beignets
    • New Orleans Community Coffee

Event DetailsReservation Policy >

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  • Sat, 04.06.2013
  • 7:00 PM
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  • Members $130 / General Public $170
  • Call 212.627.2308 to reserve
 
 
 

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