Events / Dinner

A Celebration of Bitters

Mon, September 10, 2012

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Marc Forgione

Restaurant Marc Forgione, NYC and American Cut by Forgione at Revel, Atlantic City, NJ

JBF Award–Winning Author Brad Thomas Parsons
Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All, with Cocktails, Recipes, & Formulas

Drawing inspiration from bitters—a prized ingredient in the current cocktail renaissance—Marc Forgione will team up with spirits expert and JBF Award winner Brad Thomas Parsons to prepare a menu of the Iron Chef’s signature, globally influenced fare and bitters-centric cocktail pairings.

Event photos taken by Krishna Dayanidhi.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • English Muffins with Bitters Butter
    • Kushi Oysters with Negroni Gelée
    • Ducks’ Tongues with Bourbon–Bitters Honey
    • Hiramasa with Charred Cedar Bitters
    • Cape Gooseberries with Smoked Sea Salt
    • The Long Hello > Apple Brandy With Elderflower Liqueur, Fee Brothers Whiskey Barrel–Aged Bitters, and Sparkling Wine
    • Autumn Old-Fashioned > Rye With Cinnamon–Bark Syrup and Brad Thomas Parsons’s Apple Bitters
    • Bitters And Soda Bar > Sparkling Water with Assorted Small-Batch Bitters
  • Dinner
    • Kampachi With Stokes Tomatoes, Meyer Lemon, Micro-Limone, and American Caviar
    • Ameztoi Getariako Txakolina 2011
    • Pork Bone Consommé With Star Anise, Blood, and Mangalitsa Lomo
    • Domaine Alain Gueneau Marc Forgione Sancerre Pinot Noir 2010
    • Blue Moon Fish Fluke With Savoy Cabbage, Fennel, and Caraway Jus
    • Domaine Sénéchaux Châteauneuf-Du-Pape Blanc 2008
    • Creekstone Farms Beef Tenderloin With Beef Cheeks, Licorice, Parsnips, Vanilla, and Black Pepper
    • La Rioja Alta Viña Ardanza Reserva Especial Rioja 2011 (in Magnum)
    • Sweet Poached Pear With Bitters–Almond Ice Cream and Hot Caramel
    • Sawyer > Gin With Lime, Sugar, Angostura Bitters, Peychaud’s Bitters, and Hella Bitter Citrus Bitters

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