Events / Dinner

Essence of Louisville

Mon, October 28, 2013

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

Dean Corbett

Corbett’s and Equus & Jack’s Lounge, Louisville, KY

One of the hottest food cities in the country right now is Louisville, which boasts a vibrant, creative, and collaborative culinary community. Watch that sense of camaraderie in action when this group of exceptionally talented chefs and friends gathers at the Beard House to prepare a dynamic, Kentucky-inspired meal.

Event photos taken by Philip Gross. 


  • Hors d'Oeuvre
    • Crispy Pork Belly with Bourbon Hoisin, Pickled Carrots, and Red Cabbage
    • Tarragon Quail with Onion Jam, Butternut Squash Purée, and Pickled Quail Eggs
    • Foie Gras and Kentucky Country Ham on Johnnycakes
    • Bourbon and Ginger-Cured Tiger Shrimp with Wasabi Crème Fraîche, Strawberries, and Cucumber
    • Bourbon Barrel–Smoked Beef Bacon with Pickled Onions and Kentucky Sorghum
    • Geoduck Clams with Citrus and Sesame Mignonette
    • Da Luca Pinot Grigio 2012
    • Da Luca Sangiovese 2012
  • Dinner
    • Lobster, Cape Scallop, Oyster, and Mussel Mélange with Chilled Shellfish Nage, Fennel Salad, and Banyuls Reduction
    • Geyser Peak Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2012
    • Garam Masala–Scented Duck with Curried Chickpeas and Nyonya Sauce
    • XYZin Old Vine Zinfandel 2011
    • Bob Hancock Red Wattle Hog Tasting > Black Pudding, Bacon Marmalade, Truffled Pork Rind, and Savory Sourdough Bread Pudding
    • Atlas Peak Claret 2006​
    • Grilled Herb and Garlic–Marinated Lamb Chops with Wild Mushrooms, Sautéed Asparagus Tips, and Kenny's Cheddar Weisenberger Grits
    • Geyser Peak Winery Pinot Noir 2011
    • Tobacco-Cured and Bacon-Wrapped Strip Loin with Roasted Fennel, Chowchow, and Shallot, Bourbon, and Veal Reduction
    • Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
    • Valrhona Chocolate–Mascarpone Mousse with Toasted Pecan Soil, Bourbon-Macerated Cherries, Orange Cotton Candy, and Micro-Mint
    • Da Luca Prosecco NV