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.

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  • 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

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  • Tue, 04.03.2012
  • 7:00 PM
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