The chef team in the Beard House kitchen
Wild Mushroom, Shoyu, and Goat Cheese Truffles
Pickled Deep Creek Ranch Lamb Tongue Reubens
Cape Canaveral Wild Shrimp–Florida Grouper Ceviche with Housemade Coconut Milk on Lentil–Kerala Green Peppercorn Tuiles
Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque with Spiced Pumpkin Beignets and Lake Meadow Farms Duck Leg Confit
Spiny Lobster–Crusted Florida Lane Snapper with Palmetto Creek Farms Pork Belly Hash and Korean Chili–Herb Broth
Palmetto Pigeon Plant Squab Bisteeya with Minted Heirloom Grains, Ras el Hanout Cream, Preserved Meyer Lemon, and Squab Gribenes
Palmetto Creek Farms Hereford Pork Sampler > Roasted Shoulder with Jerk Spice and Smoked Onion Jus; Ginger-Braised Shank with Cranberry Bean Ragoût, Wilted Arugula, and Crispy Shallots; and House-Cured Guanciale–Wrapped Barbecued Belly with Watermelon
Winter Park Dairy Cheese Tasting With Truffled Honey And Assorted Fruit Chutneys And Marmalades
Behind the scenes in the Beard House kitchen
Dinner

Sunshine State Celebration

Kevin Fonzo
K Restaurant, Orlando, FL

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D.
Cress Restaurant and Stetson University, DeLand, FL

Gregory Richie
Emeril’s Tchoup Chop at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando, FL

Owner/Mixologist Diana Zimmerman
The Courtesy, Orlando, FL

Wine Speaker Gene Zimmerman
Halter Ranch Vineyard, Paso Robles, CA

These days there’s more to envy about Florida than just the great weather: the state is also home to a burgeoning epicurean scene. Orlando is no exception, thanks to this talented group of chefs who are also good friends. Join them for an evening of Sunshine State cuisine, bold wine from California, and handcrafted cocktails.

 

Event photos taken by Geoff Mottram.

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  • Hors d'Oeuvre

    • Spicy Lemongrass Escargots
    • Wild Mushroom, Shoyu, and Goat Cheese Truffles
    • Pickled Deep Creek Ranch Lamb Tongue Reubens
    • Cape Canaveral Wild Shrimp–Florida Grouper Ceviche with Housemade Coconut Milk on Lentil–Kerala Green Peppercorn Tuiles
    • House-Pickled K Restaurant Garden Vegetables
    • HALTER RANCH CÔTES DE PASO BLANC 2011
    • FLORIDA–NEW YORK SOURS > PALM RIDGE RESERVE WHISKEY WITH HALTER RANCH CABERNET SAUVIGNON
    • HOUSEMADE FLORIDA ORANGE, FENNEL, AND STAR ANISE SODAS WITH SMOOTH AMBLER GREENBRIER GIN
  • Dinner

    • Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque with Spiced Pumpkin Beignets and Lake Meadow Farms Duck Leg Confit
    • HALTER RANCH VIOGNIER 2010
    • Spiny Lobster–Crusted Florida Lane Snapper with Palmetto Creek Farms Pork Belly Hash and Korean Chili–Herb Broth
    • HALTER RANCH CÔTES DE PASO 2010
    • Palmetto Pigeon Plant Squab Bisteeya with Minted Heirloom Grains, Ras el Hanout Cream, Preserved Meyer Lemon, and Squab Gribenes
    • HALTER RANCH ANCESTOR ESTATE RESERVE 2008
    • Palmetto Creek Farms Hereford Pork Sampler > Roasted Shoulder with Jerk Spice and Smoked Onion Jus; Ginger-Braised Shank with Cranberry Bean Ragoût, Wilted Arugula, and Crispy Shallots; and House-Cured Guanciale–Wrapped Barbecued Belly with Watermelon
    • HALTER RANCH SYRAH 2009
    • Winter Park Dairy Cheese Tasting With Truffled Honey And Assorted Fruit Chutneys And Marmalades
    • HALTER RANCH EL PECADO 2006
    • Thank-You Gift Box with Chocolate Truffles and Housemade Jellies

 

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  • Wed, 10.10.2012
  • 7:00 PM
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