Events / Dinner

60 Years of Michael’s

Tue, November 04, 2014

8:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $155 Public Price: $205 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Michael McCarty

Michael’s, NYC and Santa Monica, CA

Thirty-five years ago, Michael McCarty opened his eponymous restaurant in Santa Monica and put Southern California cooking on the map. The pioneering farm-to-table restaurant and its New York counterpart, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this month, launched the careers of chefs like Jonathan Waxman, Mark Peel, and Ken Frank and fundamentally influenced the country’s culinary evolution.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Hanger Steak Bulgogi Tacos with Avocado and Pickled Vegetables
    • Shiitake Flatbreads with Fontina, Vidalia Onions, and Thyme
    • Korean Fried Chicken with Sweet-and-Spicy Sauce and Sesame
    • Snake River Farms Kurobuta Pork Rillettes on Crostini
    • Beet-Cured Hamachi with Horseradish Crème Fraîche
    • Sweet-and-Sour North Fork Kabocha Squash Croquettes
    • J Vineyards Bin 1008 Brut NV
    • Cuvaison Estate Grown Chardonnay 2011 
    • Raymond Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
  • Dinner
    • Ted’s Nantucket Bay Scallops with Brown Butter–Squash Agnolotti
    • ​Raymond Vineyards Estate Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2013 
    • Holland Dover Sole with Blue Moon Acres Vegetables and Meyer Lemon Nage
    • ​Dutton Goldfield Dutton Ranch Chardonnay 2012
    • Roasted Manchester Farms Quail with Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Palouse Lentils, Oregon Porcini, and the Malibu Vineyard Pinot Noir Jus
    • The Malibu Vineyard Rambla Pacifico Pinot Noir 2009 
    • Debragga 28-Day-Dry-Aged Prime New York Strip Steak with Brussels Sprouts, Heirloom Carrots, Jasper Hill Farm Harbison Cheese–Potato Purée, and California Cabernet–Thyme Sauce 
    • Jamieson Ranch Vineyards Double Lariat Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
    • Hudson Valley Pumpkin Pie with Lemongrass Ice Cream, Dulce de Leche, and Spiced Pumpkin Seed Toffee
    • Dark Chocolate Crémeux with Créme Chantilly, Earl Grey Caramel, and Candied Hazelnuts
    • Bouchaine Bouche d’Or Chardonnay 2012
    • Michael’s New York Petit Fours and Michael’s Santa Monica Petit Fours

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