Events / Dinner

Art Smith's Blue Christmas

Wed, December 18, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
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Art Smith

Blue Door Kitchen & Garden, Chicago

Hector Guerrero

Blue Door Kitchen & Garden, Chicago

Emilio Campbell

Blue Door Kitchen & Garden, Chicago

Nothing has us jollier and holly-er than the fact that JBF Award–winning cookbook author, chef, humanitarian, and beloved restaurateur Art Smith is returning to the Beard House with his signature Southern fare. Join us in welcoming chef Smith and his team from Chicago farm-to-table oasis Blue Door Kitchen & Garden for an unforgettable yuletide feast.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Petite Crab Cakes with Sauce Gribiche

Pimento Goat Cheese Hush Puppies

Pickled Shrimp with Benne Seed Crackers

Deviled Duck Eggs with Duck Cracklings and Za’atar


Carrot–Beet Salad with Toasted Almond and Carrot–Goat Cheese Purée

Golden Rainbow Trout with Crab Reduction and Trout Roe 

Lamb Belly with Geechie Boy Mill Blue Corn Grits

Buttermilk-Fried Chicken with Biscuit, Black Garlic Hot Sauce, and Whipped Potatoes

Art Smith's Twelve-Layer Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Purée

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

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