Events / Dinner

Empire State Feast

Fri, February 27, 2015

8:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Chance Bear

Lincklaen House, Cazenovia, NY

After wowing diners with Italian and Persian feasts in years past, Chance Bear returns to the Beard House to showcase the bounty of New York State. With a roster of talented upstate compatriots to help him out, Bear will take us on a culinary tour of the wide-ranging delights of our own local empire.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Winter Vegetable Napoleons 
    • Buffalo-Style Chicken Satay
    • Bacon–Beef Polpettes in Red Wine–Braised Tomato Sauce
    • Pickled Beets with Ras el Hanout–Spiced Chèvre and Candied Ginger on Ginger Snaps
    • Bacon-Wrapped Buffalo Mozzarella with Herb Pesto
    • Lafayette Cosmo Cocktails
    • Whiskey Cocktails  
  • Dinner
    • Utica Greens–Stuffed Mezzaluna in Speck Broth
    • Heron Hill Winery Eclipse Red 2013
    • Friday Fish Fry! > Double Crispy Perch with Seafood Sausage, Mac ’n’ Cheese Fritters, Winter Slaw, and Rémoulade
    • Dr. Konstantin Frank Blanc De Blancs 2009
    • Braised Pork Belly with Peppered Bacon, Maple-Brûléed Cornbread, and Apple–Honey Barbecue Sauce
    • Fox Run Vineyards Dry Riesling 2013
    • Coffee-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin with Apple–Cauliflower Purée, Brussels Sprout Hash, and Carrot-Orange Gastrique
    • Fox Run Vineyards Cabernet Franc-Lemberger 2011
    • Upstate Surf and Turf > Seared Duck Breast with Butternut Squash–Salmon Salad and Red Appalachian Grits 
    • Ravines Pinot Noir 2013
    • Pumpkin–Cranberry Custard Trifle with Maple Ice Cream
    • Brotherhood New York State Ruby Port NV

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