Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Bentonville, AR

Sun, November 04, 2018

5:30 PM
Brightwater Center of Study of Food
Member Price: $95 Public Price: $105 Phone: 479.271.9153

Matthew Cooper
The Preacher's Son, Bentonville, AR

Matthew McClure 
The Hive, Bentonville, AR

Travis McConnell
The Press Room, Bentonville, AR

William McCormick
Eleven, Bentonville, AR

Justus Moll
River Grille Steakhouse, Bentonville, AR

Rob Nelson 
Tusk and Trotter and Butcher and Pint, Bentonville, AR

Rafael Rios
YeYo's Mexican Grill, Bentonville, AR

Preston Stewart
Markham & Fitz, Bentonville, AR

Luke Wetzel
Oven and Tap, Bentonville, AR

Plus chefs from Brightwater, a Center for the Study of Food


Hors d’Oeuvre

Travis McConnell and Tim Ordway
Country Ham with Ginger–Black Apple Butter and Orange Gremolata on Rye Crostini

Rafael Rios
Rios Farms Hush Puppies


Matt McClure and Luke Wetzel
Autumn Squash Fritter with Salsa Macha and Cilantro

Matt Cooper and William McCormick
Akaushi Beef Short Rib with Root Vegetables, Fat Top Farms Mushrooms, and Ricotta

Rob Nelson and Justus Moll
Sous Vide Baby Carrots with Roasted Cauliflower, Marinated Mushrooms, Red Lentils, Mustard Greens, Smoked Vegan Demi-Glace, and Pumpkin Seed Granola

Vince Pianalto
White Chocolate Mousse with Coffee Cream, Chocolate–Cardamom Sponge, Caramelized Nibs, Cocoa Tea Syrup, and Bruleéd Orange Segments

Preston Stewart
Spiced Markham & Fitz Russian

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If you're interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Julie Marshall at or 212.627.1111x562.

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