On the Menu: Beet Tartare with Fourme d’Ambert + Taste AmericaMaggie Borden
September 23, 2016
Here’s a taste of what’s on tap this weekend at JBF.
Friday, September 23
Taste America: Phoenix, 6:00 P.M.
All-Star JBF Award Winner Amanda Freitag, Food Network’s Chopped and American Diner Revival / Local Star James Beard Award Winner Christopher Gross, Christopher’s and Crush Lounge, Phoenix
Friday evening begins with a tasting reception featuring an exciting lineup of Arizona’s finest chefs. Then you’ll enjoy a unique three-course seated dinner designed by All-Star Amanda Freitag, Local Star Christopher Gross, and Host Chef Dushyant Singh, followed by desserts served under the stars. We're bringing these culinary greats together for an unforgettable, one-night-only dining experience.
Taste America: Los Angeles, 6:00 P.M.
All-Star James Beard Award Winner Scott Conant, Impero Caffè, NYC / Local Star Curtis Stone, Gwen, Hollywood, CA
The evening begins with a tasting reception featuring an exciting lineup of Los Angeles’s finest chefs. Then you’ll enjoy a unique four-course seated dinner designed by All-Star Scott Conant, Local Star Curtis Stone, and Pastry Chef Hedy Goldsmith. We're bringing these culinary greats together for an unforgettable, one-night-only dining experience.
Upstate Bounty, 7:00 P.M.
Chance Bear, Lincklaen House, Cazenovia, NY / Kris Angle, Main St. 88 Tavern, Sidney, NY / Anthony Donofrio, Modern Malt, Syracuse, NY / Jason Jessmore,
SKY Armory, Syracuse, NY / Stephen Landon, Stones Farm Fresh, Syracuse, NY / Michael Sheets, Hospitality Concepts Group, Hamilton, NY / Torrey Grant, Liquor City, Fayetteville, NY
Versatile chef Chance Bear has impressed Beard House guests with his dinners focusing on Italy, Iran, and, most recently, upstate New York. For his fourth appearance, he’ll revisit the Empire State, leading an all-new team of culinary comrades for an elegant expression of the region’s early autumn abundance. Expect plates like Young Pumpkin Gnocchi with Upstate Cheddar; Butter-Roasted Monkfish with 80-Day-Aged Mole and Vegetable Textures; and Frenched Boar Chop with Braised Boar–Blueberry Agnolotti and Wild Mushroom Demi-Glace.
See the full menu below:
Sambal Tuna with Avocado Purée and Soy Cucumbers
Buffalo Wings > Blue Cheese–Cayenne Spheres with Crispy Chicken
Young Pumpkin Gnocchi with Upstate Cheddar
Hanger Steak with Fried Sweet Chile Hollandaise
The Fifth Avenue > Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum with Port Wine and Cherries
The Bangkok > Sweet Chile Syrup with Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Butter-Roasted Monkfish with 80-Day-Aged Mole and Vegetable Textures
Ravines Pinot Rosé NV
Salmon Tataki with White Beans, Garlic, Greens, and Fall Flavors Espuma
Thirsty Owl Wine Company Dry Riesling 2015
Foie Gras Torchon with Onions Nine Ways
Heron Hill Pinot Blanc 2015
Frenched Boar Chop with Braised Boar–Blueberry Agnolotti and Wild Mushroom Demi-Glace
Keuka Spring Cabernet Franc 2014
Pepper-Crusted Venison with Whole-Grain Mustard–Potato Purée, Roasted Autumn Vegetables, and Cabernet Franc Sauce
Standing Stone Vineyards Saperavi 2014
Chocolate Butter Cake with Crème Anglaise, Apple Preserves, and Nasturtium
Fox Run Vineyards Ruby Port NV
Saturday, September 24
Celebrity Chef Tour / Park City, UT, 6:30 P.M.
Host Chef Seth Adams / Tiffany Derry, Tiffany Derry Concepts / Bernard Guillas, The Marine Room, La Jolla, CA / Charlie Perry, Eva and Eva's Bakery, Salt Lake City / Jodie Rogers, Deer Valley Resort, Park City, UT / Robert Valaika, Shabu, Park City, UT
Our national Celebrity Chef Tour dinner series is stopping in Park City, Utah, where a cadre of top toques is teaming up for an unforgettable meal. Hometown heroes like Seth Adams, Jodie Rogers, and Robert Valaika join culinary comrades from across the west for a one-night-only collaborative feast.
Check out the event listing for more information.
Great Plains Celebration, 7:00 P.M.
Joel Mahr and Owners/Sommeliers Johanna Marr and Brad Marr, Lot 2, Omaha, NE
Located in the ultra-hip Benson neighborhood, four-year-old Omaha eatery Lot 2 has steadily garnered acclaim, cementing its role as one of Nebraska’s tastemakers. With exceptional wine pairings by two of the city’s most pedigreed sommeliers, this Midwestern feast will highlight the farmers and ranchers who serve as the restaurant’s inspiration, with dishes like Pork Cheek Meatballs with Dried Currant Chutney; Rabbit–Sage Sausage with Parsnip Purée, Heirloom Carrots, and Red Wine Reduction; and Goat Cheese Panna Cotta with Dried Fruit Chutney, Pumpkin Seed Granola, and Local Honey.
See the full menu below:
Deviled Eggs with Smoked Salmon and Pickled Shallots
Pork Cheek Meatballs with Dried Currant Chutney
Pork Rillettes with Pickled Mustard Seeds and Green Onion Goat Cheese on Sourdough
Earl Grey Crackers with Raspberry Marmalade and Crème Fraîche
Ca’ Del Bosco Franciacorta Cuvée Prestige Brut NV
Beet Tartare with Fourme d’Ambert, Smoked Walnuts, Watercress, and Meyer Lemon Olive Oil
Hartford Court Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2014
Tête de Cochon with Grits, Kale, and Bourbon Maple Syrup
Paul Achs Blaufränkisch Heideboden 2011
Rabbit–Sage Sausage with Parsnip Purée, Heirloom Carrots, and Red Wine Reduction
Olga Raffault Les Barnabés Chinon 2014
Imperial Wagyu Strip Loin with Potato Tot, Corn Relish, Heirloom Tomatoes, and Arugula
Lot 2 Red Blend 2014
Goat Cheese Panna Cotta with Dried Fruit Chutney, Pumpkin Seed Granola, and Local Honey
Château Roûmieu-Lacoste Sauternes 2011
For all upcoming Beard House dinners, check out our events calendar.