Chef Mark Kiffin with members of his team in the Beard House kitchen
Chalchihuitl-Infused Poblano Patrón Silver Margaritas
Tuna Tartare with Preserved Lemon, Crispy Lobster, Walnut Toast, and Aïoli
Plating in the Beard House kitchen
Diver Sea Scallop with Wild Forest Mushrooms, Fava Beans, Peas, and Prosciutto
Sweetbreads and Hudson Valley Foie Gras with Cèpes, Cayenne, and Spanish Sherry
Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen
New Mexican Lamb > Roasted Rib and Braised Leg with Celery Root and Winter Fruits
Zacatecas Postres Día de Los Muertos con Luminaria
Chef Mark Kiffin with Dude, Sweet tequilla-chocolate sauce
Plating desserts in the Beard House kitchen
Dinner

Savoring New Mexico

Award Winner

Mark Kiffin

The Compound Restaurant, Santa Fe; and Zacatecas Tacos + Tequila, Albuquerque, NM

One of the Southwest’s pioneering chefs, Mark Kiffin was a Santa Fe institution long before he reinvented the Compound, a historic adobe landmark. The sophisticated cuisine at the fine-dining flagship and at his newly opened taco joint reflects the JBF Award winner’s nuanced sensibility and appreciation of the area’s rich culinary heritage.

Event photos taken by Geoff Mottram.

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Whole-Roasted Pig Soft Tacos
    • Huitlacoche Empanaditas
    • Ceviche
    • Gruet Blanc de Noirs NV
    • Norteño Manhattans
    • Chalchihuitl-Infused Poblano Patrón Silver Margaritas
  • Dinner

    • Tuna Tartare with Preserved Lemon, Crispy Lobster, Walnut Toast, and Aïoli
    • Trimbach Pinot Gris 2007
    • Diver Sea Scallop with Wild Forest Mushrooms, Fava Beans, Peas, and Prosciutto
    • William Fevre Champs Royaux Chablis 2011
    • Sweetbreads and Hudson Valley Foie Gras with Cèpes, Cayenne, and Spanish Sherry
    • Nicolas Sauternes 2006
    • New Mexican Lamb > Roasted Rib and Braised Leg with Celery Root and Winter Fruits
    • Goldeneye Pinot Noir 2009
    • Zacatecas Postres Día de Los Muertos con Luminaria
    • Biscochito, Patron Crème

Event DetailsReservation Policy >

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  • Wed, 02.20.2013
  • 7:00 PM
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  • Members $130 / General Public $170
  • Call 212.627.2308 to reserve
 
 
 

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Italian Winter Luncheon Fri, 02.01.2013
 
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Dreaming of Mexico Mon, 02.04.2013
 
The Art of the Chef Tue, 02.05.2013
 
 
Nantucket Seascape Thu, 02.07.2013
 
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Mardi Gras Decadence Tue, 02.12.2013
 
 
 
 
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Beard on Books Wed, 02.20.2013
 
Savoring New Mexico Wed, 02.20.2013
 
Winter Garden Thu, 02.21.2013
 
The Cult of Napa Fri, 02.22.2013
 
Joie de Vivre Sat, 02.23.2013
 
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Treasures of Abruzzo Mon, 02.25.2013
 
 
American Elegance Tue, 02.26.2013
 
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