Chef Bernard Bouissou with members of his team in the Beard House kitchen
Smoked Salmon on Lotus Root Chips with Horseradish Cream
Miniature Pizzas with Lamb Bacon, Corn, Brussels Sprouts, and Ricotta Salata
Smoked Bresaola–Root Vegetable Gougères with Creamy Truffle Dressing
Crispy Giant Beans with Mozzarella, Pancetta, and Basil Pesto
Butternut Squash Risotto Cakes with Mushroom, Sage, and Parmesan Pesto
Duck Consommé with Foie Gras, Duck Prosciutto, Duck Confit, Julienned Fall Vegetables, and Burgundy Black Truffles
Truffles awaiting their destiny
Plating in the Beard House kitchen
Seared Stonington Scallops with Pumpkin Mousseline–Stuffed Miniature Pumpkin, Sautéed Wild Mushrooms, Pea Greens, and Cèpe Sauce
Pan-Seared Striped Bass Fillet with Braised Savoy Cabbage, Guanciale, Roasted Curried Squash, and Chanterelle–Chive Beurre Blanc
Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen
Roasted Rack of Wild Boar and Wild Boar Shoulder Ragoût with Leek Spaetzle, Chickpeas, Brussels Sprout Leaves, Carrots, and Morel Sauce
Assorted Cheeses by 109 Cheese & Wine
Roasted Bartlett Pears with Caramel Ice Cream, Cinnamon Whipped Cream, Fleur del Sel, and Apple, Cranberry, and Candied Pecan Cigarette
Bernard and Sarah Bouissou after service
Dinner

Ooh La l’Amour

Bernard and Sarah Bouissou

Bernard’s and Sarah’s Wine Bar, Ridgefield, CT

Nearly 20 years ago, Bernard and Sarah Bouissou found love in French cuisine—and with each other—while working at New York City’s legendary Le Cirque. Today the husband-and-wife team indulge their shared passion for French cuisine at their eponymous restaurant and wine bar.

 

Event photos taken by Geoff Mottram.

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Smoked Salmon on Lotus Root Chips with Horseradish Cream
    • Miniature Pizzas with Lamb Bacon, Corn, Brussels Sprouts, and Ricotta Salata
    • Smoked Bresaola–Root Vegetable Gougères with Creamy Truffle Dressing
    • Crispy Giant Beans with Mozzarella, Pancetta, and Basil Pesto
    • Butternut Squash Risotto Cakes with Mushroom, Sage, and Parmesan Pesto
    • L. Vitteaut-Alberti Crémant de Bourgogne Rosé NV
  • Dinner

    • Duck Consommé with Foie Gras, Duck Prosciutto, Duck Confit, Julienned Fall Vegetables, and Burgundy Black Truffles
    • R. López de Heredia Viña Gravonia Crianza Rioja Blanco 2002
    • Seared Stonington Scallops with Pumpkin Mousseline–Stuffed Miniature Pumpkin, Sautéed Wild Mushrooms, Pea Greens, and Cèpe Sauce
    • Jean Michel et Laurent Pillot Bourgogne Chardonnay 2010
    • Pan-Seared Striped Bass Fillet with Braised Savoy Cabbage, Guanciale, Roasted Curried Squash, and Chanterelle–Chive Beurre Blanc
    • Dominique Piron Domaine de la Chanaise Morgon 2010
    • Roasted Rack of Wild Boar and Wild Boar Shoulder Ragoût with Leek Spaetzle, Chickpeas, Brussels Sprout Leaves, Carrots, and Morel Sauce
    • Château d’Anglès La Clape Classique Languedoc 2007
    • Assorted Cheeses by 109 Cheese & Wine
    • Château Helénè Corbières 2008
    • Roasted Bartlett Pears with Caramel Ice Cream, Cinnamon Whipped Cream, Fleur del Sel, and Apple, Cranberry, and Candied Pecan Cigarette
    • Shinas Estate Sweet Justice Moscato 2011
    • Petits Fours
    • Wines generously provided by 55 Degrees.

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