Events / Dinner

Elegant Country Getaway

Mon, April 24, 2017

The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Christopher Albrecht

The Ryland Inn, Whitehouse Station, NJ

From Craig Shelton to Anthony Bucco, countless talented chefs have passed through the iconic kitchen at the historic Ryland Inn. The property’s newest toque-in-command and Tom Colicchio protégé, Christopher Albrecht, will continue the recently renovated Inn’s legacy through an elegant treatment of spring ingredients at the Beard House.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Chilled Watercress Soup with Crème Fraîche and Fennel Pollen

Flatbreads with Pork Belly, Truffled Pecorino, and Mustard Greens

Charred Octopus with Castelvetrano Olive Tapenade, Tostones, and Sofrito

Fermented Radishes with Ginger, Aleppo Pepper, and Anchovies

Ryland Inn Punch


Amuse Bouche > French Beans with Bok Choy Kimchi, Toasted Almonds, and Thai Basil

Albacore Tuna Tartare with Charred Lemon, Spring Onions, Hazelnut Purée, Bronze Fennel, Fried Oysters, and Fried Lemon

Blandy’s Malmsey Aged-5-Years Maderia NV

Pea Tendril Salad with Warm King’s Kreamery Sheep's Milk Camembert, Candied Rhubarb, Easter Egg Radishes, Champagne–Mint Vinaigrette, and Hemp Seed Crisp

Sourland Mountain Spirits Gin with Carrot Juice, Ginger, and Cardamom

Grilled Mackerel with Asparagus, Salsify, Roasted Heirloom Garlic, and Brown Butter Dashi

Domaine Andrè Neveu Les Monts Damnes Sancerre 2014

Jamison Farm Spring Lamb Trio with Spring Pea–Sheep’s Milk Ricotta Tortellini, Morels, Parsnips, and Ryland Inn Field Spinach

Tabarrini Montefalco Rosso 2013

Toasted Almond Tapioca with Oatmeal, Blueberries, Spiced Meyer Lemon Sorbet, and Bronze Fennel Syrup

Domain La Tour Vieille Banyuls 2015

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