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On the Menu: Friday, May 20, 2016

Maggie Borden

May 20, 2016

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Here’s a taste of what’s on tap this weekend at the Beard House.

 

Friday, May 20, 2016
Southwestern Spring Farm Dinner, 7:00 P.M. 
Dustin Christofolo, Quiessence at the Farm at South Mountain, Phoenix

 
Tonight Dustin Christofolo journeys to the Beard House for a springtime feast. Known for his American farm fare that hints at his classic Italian training, chef Christofolo highlights the rich Southwestern bounty and outstanding wines that have made Quiessence an enchanting Phoenix dining destination. Get a taste of Arizona terroir with dishes like Wagyu Beef Carpaccio with Fried Purple Artichokes, Shaved Parmesan, and Nasturtium; Arizona Duroc Pork Belly with Maple Mascarpone, Tart Cherries, Portobello Mushrooms, Mint, Gastrique, and Almonds; and Potato Gnocchi with Heritage Turkey Confit, Dehydrated Campari Tomatoes, Sweet Corn, Espelette Pepper, and Squash Blossoms.

See the full menu below:

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Head Cheese with Pickled Shallots on Pear Chips 
    • Wagyu Beef Carpaccio with Fried Purple Artichokes, Shaved Parmesan, and Nasturtium 
    • Cured Goose Eggs with Apple Wedges, Aged Balsamic, and Parsley
    • Lardo-Wrapped Asparagus with Soft-Boiled Egg, Bread Crumbs, Chervil, and Preserved Meyer Lemon Aïoli
    • DRUNKEN PEACH COCKTAILS
    • SAND RECKONER ROSÉ 2014
  • Dinner
    • The Egg’s Nest > Quinoa with Miniature Root Vegetables, Pheasant Egg, Mangalitsa Bacon, Carrot Sauce, and Chive Blossoms
    • CADUCEUS VELVET SLIPPERS CLUB CHENIN BLANC 2013
    • Pork, Peaches, and Cream > Arizona Duroc Pork Belly with Maple Mascarpone, Tart Cherries, Portobello Mushrooms, Mint, Gastrique, and Almonds
    • DOS CABEZAS WINE WORKS MESKEOLI 2014
    • Potato Gnocchi with Heritage Turkey Confit, Dehydrated Campari Tomatoes, Sweet Corn, Espelette Pepper, and Squash Blossoms
    • SAND RECKONER 5 2012
    • Grilled Arizona Vineyard Road Lamb with Flageolet Beans, Heirloom Tomatoes, Grilled Garlic Scapes, and Herb Gremolata
    • SAND RECKONER Z 2013
    • Honey Panna Cotta with Watermelon Broth, Lime, Espresso, Chocolate-Dipped Candied Blood Orange, Pansies, and Grapefruit Sorbet
    • PILLSBURY WINE COMPANY SYMPHONY SWEET LIES 2013

Check out the event listing for more information.

 

Saturday, May 21, 2016
The Scotchy Scotch Steak Dinner, 7:00 P.M. 
Michael Vignola, Strip House, Las Vegas and NYC
 

Seeking a luxurious night of elevated chophouse fare? Look no further than Michael Vignola’s Beard House encore celebration of mouthwatering steak and the finest Scotch. Showcasing the versatile qualities of this spirit, Vignola will lead diners on a tour of culinary pairings by way of Strip House’s signature style, featuring umami-packed plates like Baked Montauk Clams with ‘Nduja and Tarragon on Brioche; Smoked Fingerling Potatoes with Uni and Mangalitsa Lardo; and Charred New York Strip Steak with Spring Leeks, Crispy Potato Roulade, and Shiitake Jus.

See the full menu below:

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Baked Montauk Clams with ‘Nduja and Tarragon on Brioche
    • Smoked Fingerling Potatoes with Uni and Mangalitsa Lardo 
    • Kobe Cuban Sandwiches with Swiss Cheese and Kirby Pickles 
    • ROB ROY > THE GLENROTHES VINTAGE RESERVE SPEYSIDE SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY WITH CARPANO ANTICA VERMOUTH AND ANGOSTURA BITTERS
  • Dinner
    • Rivers Edge Chèvre Bavarois with Coppa Calabrese, Market Peas, and Heirloom Carrots
    • GLENROTHES DISTILLERY THE GLENROTHES VINTAGE RESERVE SPEYSIDE SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
    • Milk-Poached Halibut with Artichokes, Smoked Grape–Green Almond Fricassee, and Spring Garlic Pistou
    • GLENROTHES DISTILLERY THE MACPHAIL’S COLLECTION 8-YEAR-OLD SPEYSIDE SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
    • Dry-Aged Duck with White Asparagus, Ramps, and Duck Confit–Foie Gras Crépinette 
    • GLENROTHES DISTILLERY THE GLENROTHES SHERRY CASK RESERVE SPEYSIDE SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
    • Charred New York Strip Steak with Spring Leeks, Crispy Potato Roulade, and Shiitake Jus 
    • GLENROTHES DISTILLERY THE GLENROTHES BOURBON CASK RESERVE SPEYSIDE SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY 
    • Chocolate–Scotch Cake with Kirsch Cherries and Black Pepper Sorbet 
    • GLENROTHES DISTILLERY THE GLENROTHES 1998
    • Petits Fours 

Check out the event listing for more information.

 

For all upcoming Beard House dinners, check out our events calendar.