Chef William Kovel and his team in the Beard House kitchen
Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen
Chicken Liver Mousse Crostini with Pickled Onions
Asparagus Velouté with Quail Eggs and Parmesan
Oxtail Fritters with Housemade Mustard
Chilled Sandy Neck Oysters with Thai Chili–Cilantro Granité
Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen
Green Garlic Flan with Lobster and Baby Leeks
Seared Scallop with Macomber Turnips and Pine Nut Butter
Roasted Rabbit Saddle with Dandelion Greens, Globe Carrots, and Vin Jaune
Painted Hills Natural Beef Hanger Steak with Torpedo Onions, Potato Mille-Feuille, and Bordelaise
Butterscotch–Passion Fruit Pudding with Warm Pound Cake Croutons and Pecans
Dinner

Modern Farmhouse Cuisine

William Kovel

Catalyst Restaurant, Cambridge, MA

A protégé of JBF Award winners Traci Des Jardins and Michael Schlow and the former chef at the acclaimed Aujourd’hui at Boston’s Four Seasons, William Kovel is striking out on his own at Catalyst, his stimulating contemporary-American eatery in Cambridge.

Event photos by F. Martin Ramin.

Related Info:

MENU

  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Chilled Sandy Neck Oysters with Thai Chili–Cilantro Granité
    • Oxtail Fritters with Housemade Mustard
    • Chicken Liver Mousse Crostini with Pickled Onions
    • Asparagus Velouté with Quail Eggs and Parmesan 
    • Pierre Sparr Crémant d’Alsace Brut Rosé NV 
  • Dinner

    • Green Garlic Flan with Lobster and Baby Leeks 
    • Proprietà Sperino Erbaluce di Caluso 2009
    • Seared Scallop with Macomber Turnips and Pine Nut Butter 
    • Cantina Terlan Chardonnay 2009
    • Roasted Rabbit Saddle with Dandelion Greens, Globe Carrots, and Vin Jaune
    • Copain Tous Ensemble Pinot Noir 2009
    • Painted Hills Natural Beef Hanger Steak with Torpedo Onions, Potato Mille-Feuille, and Bordelaise
    • Chateau Musar Musar Jeune 2008
    • Butterscotch–Passion Fruit Pudding with Warm Pound Cake Croutons and Pecans 
    • Royal Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos Tokaji 2006

Event DetailsReservation Policy >

  • Date:
  • Time:
  • Place:
  • Price:
  • Book:
  • Tue, 04.03.2012
  • 7:00 PM
  • The Beard House map
  • Members $130 / General Public $170
  • Call 212.627.2308 to reserve
 
 
 

November 2012

S M T W T F S
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
 
 
 
 
Greenhouse Gallery Thu, 11.01.2012
 
 
Love, Umbrian Style Sat, 11.03.2012
 
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Kansas City, MO Sun, 11.04.2012
 
Boston Sun, 11.04.2012
 
 
Enlightened Eaters Wed, 11.07.2012
 
Northwest Bounty Wed, 11.07.2012
 
Tavern on the Square Thu, 11.08.2012
 
Culinary Kaleidoscope Fri, 11.09.2012
 
 
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
 
Fall Truffle Celebration Mon, 11.12.2012
 
South Texas Coastal Catch Tue, 11.13.2012
 
Beard on Books Wed, 11.14.2012
 
Harlem Sensation Wed, 11.14.2012
 
Autumn Pinot Noir Dinner Thu, 11.15.2012
 
 
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
 
Spanish Holiday Table Mon, 11.19.2012
 
 
 
 
 
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
 
 
 
Beard on Books Wed, 11.28.2012
 
Seattle Surf and Turf Wed, 11.28.2012
 
McNally’s Masterpiece Thu, 11.29.2012
 
Four Seasons Reunion Fri, 11.30.2012
 
 
JBF Kitchen Cam