Events / Dinner

Aegean Secrets

Tue, March 13, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Argiro Barbarigou

Papadakis Restaurant, Athens, Greece

Paulette Bilsky

Rolling Kitchens, Miami

Patricia Ruiz

The Mad Table, Miami

Maria Tampakis

Institute of Culinary Education, NYC

Christina Xenos

Sweet Greek, Los Angeles

Theo Stephan

Global Gardens Olive Oil, Los Olivos, CA

Michelle Tampakis

Whipped Pastry Boutique, Brooklyn, NY

Joan Coukos

Chocolat Moderne, NYC

Affectionately known as the “first lady of Greek cuisine” celebrity chef and cookbook author Argiro Barbarigou is revered for her contemporary takes on her country’s traditional dishes. Join us as Barbarigou, backed by a team of Greco-American members of Les Dames d’Escoffier, presents an ambitious menu that reveals the sumptuous secrets of the Greek kitchen.

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Hors d’Oeuvres

Salatouri > Fish Salad with Lemon–Herb Sauce

Fava Bean Purée with Caramelized Onions, Capers, Olives, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Htypiti > Spicy Feta–Sun Dried Pepper Dip with Pita and Extra Virgin Olive Oil


For the Table 

  • Fouskoti Bread with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Carob, Saffron, Anise, and Flax Seeds
  • Ntomatosalata > Tomato Salad with Black Eyed Beans, Caper Leaves, Cycladic Samphire Cheese, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and Oregano

Kakavia > Ancient Greek Fisherman’s Soup 

Revythada > Chickpea Stew with Taramasalata and Spicy Saffron Shrimp

Octopus Styfado > Octopus Stew with Caramelized Onions, Thyme Honey, Santorini Vin Santo, and Crispy Potato Fries

Lamb Fricassee > Lamb with Greens, Herbs, and Avgolemono Sauce

Giouvetsi Brousko > Braised Veal Cheeks with Brousko Island Wine, Mirmitzelli Pasta, and Anthotyros Goat Cheese

Tratarisma > Baklava Mille-Feuille with Caramelized Phyllo, Thyme Honey, Mastiha Liqueur, Walnuts, and Greek Yogurt 

A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.