Events / Dinner

Dubuque Debut

Thu, November 14, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
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Kevin Scharpf

Brazen Open Kitchen & Bar, Dubuque, IA

Talented young chef Kevin Scharpf was named one of FSR magazine’s “40 Under 40” Rising Stars in 2016, made the cast of Top Chef in 2019, and now is making his debut at the Beard House. If you’re hankering for an exciting taste of the Midwest, prepared with imagination and impeccable technique, you won’t want to miss this exciting event.


Hors d’Oeuvre

Foie Gras Pop-Tarts with Plum and Black Pepper

Striped Bass Pastrami with Beets and Mustard Seeds 

Octopus with Black Garlic, Pear, and Coriander

Chawanmushi with Parmesan, Black Truffle, and Squash


Skuna Bay Salmon Crudo with Pear, Fennel, and Ginger 

Potato Gnocchi with Iowa Pancetta, Brown Butter, Kabocha, Arugula, and Manchego 

Duck Breast with Parsnip, Apple, and Ancient Grain

Iowa Premium Beef Rib-Eye with Iowa Corn, Matsutake Mushroom, and Onion Jus

Basque Cheesecake with Goat Cheese and Iowa Honey

A selection of fine beverages will be served with this dinner.