Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Bentonville, AR

Best of Bentonville

Sat, November 08, 2014

7:30 PM
The Hive at 21c Museum Hotel
Member Price: $180 Public Price: $225 Phone: 479.271.9153

Host Chef Matthew McClure   

Case Dighero 
Eleven at Crystal Bridges, Bentonville, AR

William Lyle
Eleven at Crystal Bridges, Bentonville, AR

Rob Nelson
Tusk and Trotter, Bentonville, AR

For reservations, click here.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Ozark Pumpkin Arancini
    • Duck Prosciutto–Pepper Jelly Canapés
    • Chicken Liver Pâté
    • Black Walnut Moonshine Cocktails
  • Dinner
    • Assorted Breads > Garlic–Montasio Cheese Gougères; Skillet Cornbread; and Fried Pork Rinds
    • Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Brussel Sprouts
    • Braised Arkansas Rabbit with War Eagle Mill Barley Risotto, Minted Black Apples, and Carrot Caramel 
    • Marinated and Grilled Venison Flank Steak with Stewed White Beans, Ham Hocks, Tomato Confit, Pickled Shiitake Mushrooms, Grilled Scallions, and Mountain Bird Coffee Red Eye Demi-Glace
    • Sticky Toffee Pudding
    • A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

Related Info

If you’re interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at or 212.627.1128. Proceeds support the Foundation’s scholarships and culinary programs.