Events / Dinner

Chuckwagon Celebration

Wed, December 31, 2014

10:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $200 Public Price: $250 Phone: 212.627.1111
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Jake Brenchley

The Kessler Collection - Orlando, FL

What better way to ring in the new year than with an incredible meal at the James Beard House? Welcome 2015 while dining on an extravagant, festive menu created by the talented chefs of the Kessler Collection, a unique group of boutique hotels and architectural marvels throughout the South and Southwest.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Miniature Colorado Lamb Tourtières with Housemade Curried Ketchup
    • Cumin-Crusted Royal Red Shrimp Tamales with Meyer Lemon Polenta, Mango–Horseradish Whipped Cream, and Black Sturgeon Caviar  
    • Applewood-Smoked Barbary Magret–Wrapped Parmesan Grissini with Garfield Mountain Palisade Peach Jam
    • Black-Eyed Pea Fritters with Jalapeño-Distilled Sour Cream and Roasted Onions
    • Spaghetti Western Manhattan > WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey with  Carpano Antica Formula Sweet Vermouth and House-Smoked Luxardo Cherries
    • Last Man Standing > Hendricks Gin with Royal Combier Grande Liqueur, Lillet, Lemon Juice, and Absinthe​
  • Dinner
    • Country Fried Maine Lobster with Savory French Toast, Sweet Corn Bechamel, and Vermont Maple–Onion Reduction
    • Domaine Huet Vouvray Clos du Bourg Sec 2005
    • Bluepoint Oyster Chowder with Plugrá Milk Stock, Micro-Celery Leaves, and Puffed Oyster Crackers
    • Lioco Hanzell Vineyard Chardonnay 2012
    • American Mountain Lion, Veal, Pork, and Mace Meatballs with Wild Mushroom Ragoût, Pappardelle, and Shaved Truffles
    • Felsina Berardenga Rancia Chianti Classico Riserva 2010
    • Intermezzo > Pineapple, Sage, and Champagne Granita​
    • ​Nino Franco Primo Franco Prosecco NV
    • Coffee-Crusted Venison Tenderloin with Whipped Potatoes, Butter-Braised Asparagus, Red Wine–Lingonberry Demi-Glace, and Cowboy Caraway Cracker
    • Highland Brewing Company Thunderstruck Coffee Porter
    • Fig, Apricot, Walnut, and Almond Empanaditas with Candied Bacon Ice Cream and Salted Caramel
    • Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2007​
    • Champagne Toast > Champagne Egly-Ouriet Grand Cru Brut Rosé NV

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