Events / Dinner

Barbecue Meets Fine Dining

Mon, November 14, 2016

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

Tyler Anderson

Millwright’s, Simsbury, CT

Jamie “Bear” McDonald

Cook and the Bear, West Hartford, CT and Bear’s Smokehouse Barbecue, Hartford, CT

Kristin Eddy

Millwright's, Simsbury, CT

Put pedigreed chef Tyler Anderson and celebrated pitmaster Bear McDonald together, and you get Cook and the Bear, a fine dining-meets-barbecue concept that’s taking the Connecticut dining scene by storm. Join us as these culinary creatives bring their crave-worthy cooking to the Beard House for an unforgettable evening of elevated smokehouse classics.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Fried Green Tomatoes with Pork Belly and Sauce Choron

Beef Cheek Pastrami on Rye Bread

Pickled Vegetable Terrine with Tarragon

Seelbacchus > Bourbon with Bitters, Curaçao, and Sparkling Red Wine


Carrot and Roasted Apple–Stuffed Barbecued Onion with Seeds

Cleto Chiarli e Figli Vecchia Modena Lambrusco di Sorbara 2014

Yellowtail Crudo with Cold-Smoked Foie Gras, Pecans, and Pawpaw

Movia Rebula 2012

Pan-Fried Pulled Pork Rillettes with Peach Preserves, Pork Skin, Herbed Mustard, and Coleslaw

Azienda Agricola Cos Frappato Terre Siciliane 2015

Smoked Beef Rib-Eye with Bone Marrow, Truffles, Potatoes, Leeks, Oxtail, Spinach, Peppercorns, and Red Wine Reduction

Hedges Family Estate Descendants Liegeois Dupont Cuvée Marcel Dupont Red Mountain Syrah 2012

Not Your Grandma’s Banana Pudding

Black Hog Brewing Co. Stout, Stout Let It All Out Stout

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