Events / Dinner

Best of Bentonville

Thu, November 07, 2013

8:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Eleven at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

The architecturally stunning Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, is nestled in a ravine in the heart of the Ozark forest, where it serves as a cultural home base for this burgeoning regional mecca. The area’s rich culinary traditions are on display at the museum’s acclaimed restaurant and the town’s lauded farm-to-table eateries.

Event photos taken by Geoff Mottram. 


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • House-Cured Pepper Bacon with Spicy Mixed Fruit Jam and Sliced Pork Jowl
    • Mason Creek Farm Pork Rillettes with Pickled Radishes
    • Chicken Liver Mousse with Onion Jam
    • Ozark Beer Co. IPA and Belgium Golden
    • Ozark Black Apple Moonshine
  • Dinner
    • Field Pea, Swiss Chard, and Avocado Soup with Green Onion Oil and Bull’s Blood Microgreens
    • Montinore Estate Almost Dry Riesling 2012
    • Rye Whiskey–Glazed Pork Belly with Black Apple Slaw and Fig Compote
    • Montinore Estate Pinot Noir Rosé 2012
    • Green Apple and Ginger Lollipops
    • Arkansas Pasture-Raised Chicken with Cabbage, Crispy Rice, and Pickled Shiitakes
    • Caymus Conundrum 2011
    • Pickled Cherry and Black Walnut Sausage–Stuffed Ozark Leg of Lamb Ham with Root Vegetable–Herb Salad and Mostarda Demi-Glace
    • Keenan Mernet 2009
    • Ozark Black Apple Tarte Tatin with Walnut–Frangipane Puff Pastry, Black Walnut Crème Brûlée, and Pear Confit
    • Anne Amie Vineyards Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2011
    • Take-Away Treats > White Chocolate–Pumpkin Truffles, Pear–Pistachio Macarons, and Askinosie Chocolate and Pretzel–Topped Stout Marshmallows