Events / Dinner

Beard’s Barbecue Joint

Thu, August 01, 2013

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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John Rivers

4 Rivers Smokehouse, Longwood, FL; Winter Garden, FL; and Winter Park, FL

Nothing says summer like the annual Beard House barbecue blowout. Join chef John Rivers, who oversees an empire of Texas-style smokehouses in the Sunshine State, when he and his team bring us Northerners a taste of their smoky specialties and sides.

Event photos taken by Geoff Mottram.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Buttermilk Chicken and Biscuits with Honey–Bourbon Syrup Signature Six 
    • Shooter > Shredded Palmetto Creek Farms Pork with Cheese Grits, Southern Slaw, Pickles, Jalapeños, and 4 Rivers Smokehouse Barbecue Sauce
    • Pulled Bell & Evans Chicken Tamale Pancakes with Cilantro Crème Fraîche
    • Smoked Wagyu Sirloin–Wrapped Asparagus with Horseradish Hollandaise 
  • Dinner
    • Pimento Cheese Croquette with Smoked Chicken, Romaine Chiffonade, Heirloom Tomatoes, and Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette 
    • Low Country Shrimp and Grits > Florida Rock Shrimp and Stone-Ground Grits with Spicy Tasso Ham Reduction
    • 18-Hour-Hickory-Smoked Aged Angus Brisket with Skillet Cornbread and Southern Baked Beans  
    • Florida Farm Vegetable Trio > Sweet Potato Casserole, 4 Rivers Smokehouse Grilled Corn, and Collards with Okra
    • Coffee-Rubbed Prime Rib-Eye Steak with Cabernet Reduction, Gruyère Mash, and Orange Blossom Honey–Glazed Brussels Sprout Petals 
    • Valrhona Double Chocolate Brioche Pudding with Bacon-Infused Crème Anglaise and Salted Bourbon, Caramel, and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
    • A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

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