Events / Dinner

Cool Kids

Wed, November 30, 2016

The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Jesse Barber

Venice, CA

Wesley Barden

Venice, CA

Jacqueline Blanchard

Coutelier, New Orleans

Garrett Eagleton

Nix, NYC

Daniel Snowden

Bad Hunter (opening soon), Chicago

Praised by Jonathan Gold as “one of the lights in California urban rustic cooking,” Jesse Barber has assembled a team of like-minded and innovative chefs for a collaborative Beard House dinner that’s inspired by the food and effortless cool of Venice Beach.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Bolognese Soup Dumpling Agnolotti 

Beef Short Ribs with Persimmons, Burnt Honey, and Cedar Wood–Smoked Chanterelles

Butternut Squash with Crab, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, and Sesame Chawanmushi 

Ember-Roasted Cabbage Butter Dumplings with Island Creek Oysters and Asian Pear Nabak Kimchi

Juniper-Braised Collard Greens with Baby Carrots and Black Garlic Bagna Cauda


Chilled Corn Taglierini with Fermented Serrano Chile Water, Burnt Corn and Husk, and Spot Prawn Escabèche

Chilled Clams with Crab, Bergamot, Turnips, and Seaweed

Grilled Gulf Shrimp with Shio Koji, Bitter Melon Nukazuke, and Charred Scallion–Satsuma Vinegar Koshihikari Rice 

Crispy Turmeric Crêpe with Basque Cider, Sunflower Seed Crema, and Crunchy Fall Vegetables 

Pan-Roasted Duck Breast with Curried Shell Beans, Melted Leeks, and Charred Apples 

Scharff Maxx 2-Year-Aged Cheese with Radicchio, Dried Cherries, Crystalized Menthol, and Pumpkin Seed Oil 

Milk-Poached Meringue with Rose Hip Spuma, Dried Rose Petals, and Granité
A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

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