Events / Dinner

American Comfort Food Redefined

Thu, April 23, 2015

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Eric Gabrynowicz

Tupelo Honey, Asheville, NC; Raleigh, NC; Greenville, SC; and Denver

A powerhouse group of cutting-edge chefs has assembled to reconfigure the landscape of American comfort food. Join us for a thrilling, innovative feast that simultaneously indulges in nostalgia while pushing the envelope through exquisite culinary techniques aimed to inject local, seasonal flavors into our nation’s edible zeitgeist.

Tickets to events held at the James Beard House cover the cost of food and a unique dining experience. Dinners are prepared by culinary masters from all regions of the United States and around the world. All alcoholic beverages are provided on a complimentary basis and are not included in the ticket price.​


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Pretzels, Beer, and Mustard > Pretzel Crema with Pretzel Crumbs, Sour Beer Gelée, and Pickled Mustard Seeds
    • Frito Pies > Wild New York Venison with Guy Jones Cornmeal and Spring Brook Farm Reading Raclette Fondue
    • Ice Cream Cones > Foie Gras with Blackstrap Molasses, Smoked Apricots, and Bourbon
    • Ellio’s Pizzas > Tomato Preserves with Pickled Peppers, Ricotta, and Pecorino on Semolina Focaccia
    • ​Deli Sandwich Style Island Creek Oysters with Raw Horseradish, Pastrami Rub,and Cucumber Mignonette
    • Millbrook Vineyards & Winery Hunt Country Rosé 2014​
  • Dinner
    • Chips and Dip > Buttermilk with Smoked Onions, Tarragon, and Pork Skin
    • Château Tour Grise Saumur Brut Non Dosé 2004
    • McNuggets > Veal Sweetbreads with Blood Orange, Agave, and Fish Peppers
    • Channing Daughters Vervino Vermouth Variation 3 Batch 2
    • A&W Roadside Tribute > Boar Hot Dog with Sassafras, Cheddar Cheese Curds, and Alliums
    • Millbrook Proprietor’s Special Reserve Tocai Friulano 2014
    • Salisbury Steak T.V. Dinner > Dry-Aged Beef with Spring-Dug Carrots, Pea Greens, and Maitake Mushrooms
    • Nino Negri Le Tense Sassella Valtellina Superiore 2010
    • Tastykake  > Quinoa with Lemon Thyme, Blood Orange, Ginger, and Rhubarb
    • Elio Perrone Bigaro Rosé 2012

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