Events / Dinner

Cuisine of the Sun

Wed, October 09, 2013

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Reservations Policy

Cindy Hutson

Ortanique, Coral Gables, FL, and Cayman Islands; The Restaurant at the Dunmore, Harbor Island, Bahamas

Escape to the Caribbean at this incredible, island-inspired dinner by powerhouse chef Cindy Hutson. At Ortanique and the Restaurant at the Dunmore, Hutson cooks what she describes as the “cuisine of the sun”: expertly crafted, modern dishes that highlight tropical ingredients and local culinary traditions.

Event photos taken by Lisa Ozag. 


  • Hors d'Oeuvre
    • Key West Yellowtail–Breadfruit Tacos with Black Bean Coulis, Sweet Corn Salsa, and Pico de Gallo
    • Bahamian Conch Ceviche with Cilantro, Tomatoes, Peppers, and Sour Oranges
    • Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho with Micro-Cilantro, Crumbled Feta, and Quinoa Salad 
    • Certified Angus Beef® Steak Tartare with Sunny-Side-Up Quail Eggs in Crispy New Potatoes
    • Crispy Game Hen Tikka Masala Pops with Coriander–Tomato Jam 
    • Laetitia Brut Rosé 2008
    • Atlantico Private Cask Rum Signature Cocktails 
  • Dinner
    • North Carolina Fluke Tiradito with Passion Fruit Ponzu, Scotch Bonnet Peppers, Crispy Bay Scallops, and Lemon, Ginger, and Coconut Oil 
    • Nadia Sauvignon Blanc 2012
    • Caribbean Lobster Ravioli with Creamed Corn Velouté, Sautéed Chanterelles, and Micro-Green Salad  
    • Laetitia Estate Chardonnay 2012
    • Duck Two Ways > Maple Leaf Duck Breast and Duck Confit Mofongo Roulade with Mango, Cherry, and Chile Chutney 
    • Laetitia Estate Pinot Noir 2011
    • Laetitia Reserve Du Domaine Pinot Noir 2010
    • Blue Mountain Coffee and Cocoa–Encrusted Certified Angus Beef® Short Ribs with Creamy Polenta and Chipotle Agave Glaze 
    • Nadia Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
    • Ortanique's Coconut Cloud with Coconut Cream, Coconut Buttercream, and Freshly Grated Coconut
    • Nadia Orange Muscat NV