Events / Dinner

Bubbles at the Beach

Wed, May 25, 2016

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Thomas Stewart

Gianni's at the Villa Casa Casuarina, Miami Beach, FL

Featuring Franciacorta Wines

Once the home of the late fashion icon Gianni Versace, South Beach’s Villa Casa Casuarina is now a boutique hotel with dazzling accommodations, including a gold-lined swimming pool. At this exceptional dinner, guests will enjoy a taste of the hotel’s extravagance through chef Thomas Stewart’s Italian-inspired cuisine and bubbles from the esteemed Franciacorta wine region of Italy.

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Cavolo Nero–Prosciutto Bruschetta with Black Tuscan Kale, 24-Month-Aged Prosciutto ​di Parma, and Pine Nut Dust
    • Polenta Arrostito alla Griglia > Charred Polenta Squares with Homemade Dried Cod Mousse
    • Formaggio di Capra Nocciola > Piedmont Goat Cheese Tarts with Hazelnuts
    • Insalata Estiva with Meyer Lemon Ricotta, Tomato Pearls, Basil Pearls, and Olive Oil Jam
    • Gamberi e Grana > Mojo Shrimp with White Grits and Sweet Corn
    • Biondelli Franciacorta Brut NV
    • Barone Pizzini Franciacorta Brut NV
    • Fratelli Berlucchi Azienda Agricola Franciacorta Brut NV
  • Dinner
    • Zuppa di Patate Affurnicate > Smoked Heirloom Potato Soup with Garden Chives
    • Castello di Gussago La Santissima Franciacorta Brut NV
    • Corégano Crudo with Spicy Piquillo Pepper Emulsion, Lemon–Yuzu Foam, and Tomato Water Gelée
    • ​Il Mosnel Franciacorta Satèn 2011
    • Herbed Spinach Gnocchi with Seared King Oyster Mushrooms, Tomato Nage, and Brioche–Parmesan Crumbs
    • Enrico Gatti Erbusco Franciacorta Satèn 2011
    • Filetto di Manzo Rossini >​ Wagyu Beef Filet with Truffled Pommes Purée, Purple Asparagus, and Seared Foie Gras
    • Majolini Franciacorta Altera Brut Rosé NV
    • Basil Granita
    • Gianni’s Bella Luna > Gianduja Chocolate Mousse with Hazelnut Feuilletine, Passion Fruit Caviar, and Chocolate Gelée

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