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On the Menu: Week of February 2

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

January 31, 2014



Photo by Tiffany Smith 

Here's what's on the Beard House calendar next week:  

Monday, February 3, 7:00 P.M. 

Tavern Comfort 

When he's not tending to his herd of heritage-breed pigs, farmer and chef Dan Fox is generating buzz for Heritage Tavern, one of Madison's most anticipated restaurant openings of the past year. Join Fox and his team as they prepare a feast fit for the well-traveled locavore.

Wednesday, February 5, 7:00 P.M. 

Passion for Flavor 

An exciting homage to sustainable cuisine, this dinner is also a true family affair. Husband-and-wife team Ted and Cindy Walter of the renowned Passionfish restaurant have designed a seafood-focused menu of their exquisite French-inspired cuisine which will be paired with impeccable wines from Ryme Cellars, which is run by the Walters' daughter and son-in-law.

Thursday, February 6, 6:30 P.M. 

Celebrity Chef Tour: Chicago 

The Celebrity Chef Tour began in 2004 as a way to bring the unique experience of dining at New York City’s historic James Beard House to cities around the country. At each Celebrity Chef Tour dinner, some of the nation’s top chefs come together to create a fantastic multiple course dinner. Like at the James Beard House, guests have the rare opportunity to interact with the participating chefs while enjoying the luxurious atmosphere of our nation’s finest restaurants. Each Celebrity Chef Tour meal is a work of artistry and craftsmanship that you won’t soon forget.

Thursday, February 6, 7:00 P.M. 

Salmon Seduction 

Sure, there are other fish in the sea, but are there any as beloved, versatile, and delicious as salmon? Join some of the best chefs from coast to coast for this dinner featuring Skuna Bay Pacific Salmon in its many delectable forms.

Friday, February 7, 7:00 P.M. 

Sichuan Chinese New Year 

The incomparable, formerly elusive chef Peter Chang–immortalized by Calvin Trillin in The New Yorker a few years ago–will be visiting the Beard House for our annual Chinese New Year celebration. This year's menu will spotlight the rustic, spicy dishes prepared by grandmothers all over China's Sichuan region.

Saturday, February 8, 7:00 P.M. 

Modern Japanese with a Korean Twist 

Former professional snowboarder Akira Back worked with Nobu Matsuhisa and Masaharu Morimoto before opening his own acclaimed restaurants in Sin City. No need to travel for a taste of Back's signature high-rolling style–join us at the Beard House for a tempting menu of his modern Japanese cuisine with a playful Korean spin.