Events / Dinner

Deep Southern Fare

Tue, January 26, 2016

8:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Reservations Policy

Kenny Gilbert

Gilbert's Underground Kitchen, Fernandina Beach, FL

You may recognize Kenny Gilbert as a Top Chef fan favorite, but these days, he’s known for slinging seasonal Southern fare at his Florida hot spot. With an impressive résumé and a roster of celebrity clients that includes Oprah, Gilbert is sure to impress Beard House diners with his sophisticated takes on Southern staples.

Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Gator Reception: 
    • Pulled Barbecued Alligator Rib Sliders with South Carolina Mustard Barbecue Sauce and Dill Pickles
    • Alligator Souse with Hot-and-Sour Eggplant on Benne Seed Crackers 
    • Country Bread Crostini with Deviled Egg Spread, Alligator Tasso, and Dill
    • Seaglass Rosé 2014
  • Dinner
    • Bread Service > Cornbread and Drop Biscuits with Alaga Cane Syrup, Butter, and Pickles
    • Smoked Mullet Bacon with Datil Chile Rémoulade, Redneck Caviar, Celery Leaves, and Benne Seed Country Bread
    • Ferrari-Carano Fumé Blanc 2014
    • Baked Texas Oyster with Tasso Ham, Creamed Mustard Greens, and Cornbread Gratin
    • Ferrari-Carano Chardonnay 2013
    • Pimento Cheese Dumplings with Rabbit, South Carolina Barbecue Emulsion, Lima Beans, and Baby Kale
    • Ferrari-Carano Pinot Noir 2013
    • Smoked Beef Short Rib with Hot Tomato Molasses Barbecue Sauce, Braised Greens, Farro, Rutabaga, and Sweet Potato Chowchow
    • Ferrari-Carano Siena 2013
    • KG’s Banana Pudding with Banana–Bourbon Panna Cotta, Banana–Bourbon Compote, Gingersnap Cookies, and Toasted Meringue
    • William Wolf Pecan Bourbon Whiskey
    • Sweet Potato–Pecan Biscotti