Events / Dinner

Fall Mushroom Frolic

Wed, November 20, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

James Wayman

Oyster Club, Engine Room, Grass & Bone, and 85th Day Food Company, Mystic, CT

There’s no better way to experience autumn than a celebration of mushrooms. Join us as James Wayman returns for his fifth Beard House dinner, to explore the range and depth of flavors in these highly seasonal fungi, and serve up a wild, cultivated, and koji’d New England feast!

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Roasted Mushroom Pâté with Toast

Raw Oysters with Oyster Mushrooms and Sugar Kelp Vinegar

Shiitake–Amazake Milk Buns with Garlic Butter

Sichuan Maitake Bacon with Hot Bean Paste


King Trumpet Mushroom with Wild Mushroom Tamari and Toasted Hazelnut 

Roasted Maitake with Maitake–Miso Butter, Black Pepper, Mystic Cheese Co. Finback, and Fermented Mushroom Honey

Charred Mushroom and Beef Fat–Dry-Aged Beef Brisket with Koji Rice Congee, Shiitake–Kecap Manis Glaze, and Pickles

Radicchio with Fried Mushroom Tempeh, Roasted Apple Purée, and Labneh

Rye Koji–Chanterelle Pound Cake with Rosemary–Lemon Glaze

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