Events / Dinner

Grande Dame of Charleston

Thu, February 23, 2012

8:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.2308

The elegant fare served in the dining room at the Peninsula Grill at the Planters Inn are proof that, at the hands of a masterful chef, the best local produce and seafood can be transformed into dishes that are greater than the sum of their parts.


Hors d’Oeuvre

  • Carolina Yellowfin Tuna Tartare with Pickled Dilly Beans, Meyer Lemon, and Sesame Vinaigrette
  • Hoop Cheddar Pimento Cheese–Crayfish Salad with Shaved Benton’s Ham
  • Crispy Sweet Corn Geechie Boy Grits Fritters with Poached South Carolina Creek Shrimp and Citrus Creole Aïoli
  • Ruggeri & C. Prosecco di Valdobbiadene NV


  • Heirloom Pumpkin–Butternut Squash Bisque with Duck Confit, Tupelo Honey, and Candied Almonds
  • Whetstone Wine Cellars Catie’s Corner Vineyard Viognier 2011
  • Seared Coastal Carolina Triggerfish with Roasted Root Vegetables, Maine Lobster Succotash, and Charred Tomato–Sherry Vinaigrette
  • Saintsbury Brown Ranch Chardonnay 2008
  • Key Lime Sorbet with Fresh Melon and Pomegranate Purée
  • Horse & Plow Block 882 Pinot Gris 2010
  • Pan-Seared Day Boat Scallops and Foie Gras with Black Trumpet Mushroom–Cipollini Risotto and Brandy Pan Jus
  • Perception Orsi Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008
  • Peninsula Grill’s Ultimate Coconut Cake with Coconut Crème Anglaise and Strawberries
  • Firefly South Carolina Coffee Rum
  • Sea Island Java Rum

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