Michael Corvino
Justin Cogley
Bruno Davaillon
James Syhabout
Bryan Voltaggio
Antonio Bachour
Ryan Maybee
Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Kansas City, MO

Host Chef Michael Corvino

The American, Kansas City, MO

Justin Cogley

Aubergine, Carmel, CA

Bruno Davaillon

The Mansion at Turtle Creek, Dallas

James Syhabout

Commis, Oakland, CA

Bryan Voltaggio

Volt, Lunchbox, and Family Meal, Frederick, MD; and RANGE, Washington, D.C.

Pastry Chef Antonio Bachour

St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Bal Harbour, FL

Beverage Professional Ryan Maybee

Manifesto, Kansas City, MO

The iconic American Restaurant will serve as the backdrop for our perennial Friends of James Beard Benefit in Kansas City. This year, host chef Michael Corvino has culled a formidable team of talent from both near and far to join forces for a stunning menu of contemporary American cuisine.

For reservations or more information, please call 816.545.8001.

MENU

  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Barbecued Chesapeake Oysters with Charred Squash and Pickled Apples
    • Caramelized Onion Financiers with Sour Cream
    • Flax, Apricot, Oolong, and Aged Cheddar
    • Chicken Skin with Smoked Chicken Livers, Pickled Mustard Seeds, and Tarragon
    • Toasted Bread with Bittersweet Chocolate, Extra Virgin Olive Oil Jelly, and Sea Salt
    • Pig Ear Terrine with Truffle–Chestnut Mousse, Pumpernickel, and Blood Orange Mustard
  • Dinner

    • Cauliflower with Dill Weed, Apples, and Raw Oyster Soup
    • Monterey Bay Abalone with Sea Lettuce, Grains, Chicken Fat, and Preserved Sorrel
    • Foie Gras Royale with Grilled Matsutake Mushrooms, Miso, and Salmon Roe
    • Pacific Sablefish with Devil’s Club Dashi, Scallion Dumplings, Pickled Roots, and Black Trumpet Mushrooms
    • Virginia Partridge with Citrus and Juniper–Braised Chicory, Toasted Buckwheat Groats, Quince Conserves, and Sorrel
    • Coconut Dacquoise with Lime Gelée, Almond Streusel, Mango Crémeux, and Passion Fruit Foam
    • Chocolate–Hazelnut Flexible Ganache with Toasted Hazelnut Sponge Cake, Dulce de Leche Powder, Bitter Orange Gel, and
    • Banana–Greek Yogurt Sorbet
    • Petits Fours > Macarons, Chocolate Bonbons, and Lollipops
    • A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

Event DetailsReservation Policy >

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  • Sun, 11.10.2013
  • 5:30 PM
  • The American Restaurant map
  • Members $225 / General Public $250
  • 816.545.8001
 
 
 

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