Noah Bernamoff, Jeffrey Yoskowitz, Jake Dickson, David Shuttenberg, Mitchell Davis, and Liz Alpern with members of their team in the Beard House kitchen
Duck Pastrami Monte Cristos with Spiced Cured Duck, Sauerkraut, and Savory Matzoh Brei
Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen
Table settings at the Beard House
For the Table> Chopped Liver with Gribenes “Like Buttah”
Executive Vice President Mitchell Davis prepares the Seder Plates
For the Table> Honey–Black Pepper Matzohs
The Gefilteria Gefilte Trio > Salmon with Red Onion, Whitefish–Pike with Watercress and Dill, and Whitefish–Pike with Leeks with Beet Horseradish, Carrot Horseradish, and Classic Horseradish
Gefilteria horseradish in the Beard House kitchen
Chicken Soup with Matzoh Ball Flottants
Charred Bitter Herb with Seared Skuna Bay Craft Raised Salmon, Pickled Salmon Belly Lox, Beets, Apples, and Mustard Seed
Behind the Scenes in the Beard House kitchen
Plating in the Beard House kitchen
Brisket Bourguignonne and Lamb Belly Confit with Quinoa
For the Table > Jerusalem Artichoke Confit with Pumpernickel and Preserved Lemon
James Beard Foundation Chief Financial and Operating Officer Marilyn Platzer with Billy Harris, Seder leader
Billy Harris outside of the Beard House
Dinner

Second Night Passover Seder

All restaurants, unless otherwise noted, are located in NYC.

Seder Leader Billy Harris
Hanging with Harris

Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz
The Gefilteria

Co-Owners Noah and Rae Bernamoff and James Merker
Mile End Delicatessen, Brooklyn, NY; and Mile End Sandwich Shop

Executive Vice President Mitchell Davis
The James Beard Foundation, and Author, The Mensch Chef

Owner Jake Dickson and David Schuttenberg
Dickson’s Farmstand Meats

Pastry Chef/Owner Zohar Zohar
Zucker Bakery

If you’ve ever contemplated Passover’s fifth question—“Why on this night isn’t the food better?”—we hope to see you at our annual second-night Passover seder. We’ve enlisted the brightest stars of NYC’s new Jewish food world, and thrown in a little Borscht Belt humor for good measure. We’ll also introduce the new Bronfman Haggadah, for what is sure to be a memorable, if unkosher, evening.

* Please note special time.

Event photos taken by Philip Gross and Ken Goodman.

MENU

  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Paschal Lamb Kreplach
    • Duck Pastrami Monte Cristos with Spiced Cured Duck, Sauerkraut, and Savory Matzoh Brei
    • Jewish-Style Deviled Eggs
    • The Gefilteria Beet Kvass-Tails > Sweet Ginger and Bitter Orange
  • Dinner

    • For the Table > Seder Plate, Charoseth Sampler, Honey–Black Pepper Matzohs, and Chopped Liver with Gribenes “Like Buttah”
    • The Gefilteria Gefilte Trio > Salmon with Red Onion, Whitefish–Pike with Watercress and Dill, and Whitefish–Pike with Leeks with Beet Horseradish, Carrot Horseradish, and Classic Horseradish
    • Shvo Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2011
    • Chicken Soup with Matzoh Ball Flottants
    • ​Shvo Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2011
    • Charred Bitter Herb with Seared Skuna Bay Craft Raised Salmon, Pickled Salmon Belly Lox, Beets, Apples, and Mustard Seed  
    • Yarden Odem Organic Vineyard Chardonnay 2010
    • Brisket Bourguignonne and Lamb Belly Confit with Quinoa
    • Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
    • For the Table > Jerusalem Artichoke Confit with Pumpernickel and Preserved Lemon
    • Milk and Honey Soup
    • Warm Charoseth Cake
    • Petits Fours
    • Wines generously provided by Israeli Wine Direct and Yarden Wines.​

Event DetailsReservation Policy >

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  • Tue, 03.26.2013
  • 6:00 PM
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  • Members $130 / General Public $170
  • Call 212.627.2308 to reserve
 
 
 

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