Events / Dinner

Heart of Kentucky

Tue, February 27, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
Reservations Policy

Ouita Michel

Holly Hill Inn, Midway, KY

Sara Bradley

Freight House, Paducah, KY

Take one multiple JBF Award semifinalist, add in a rising star with stints under John Fraser and Paul Kahan, and you’ve got the recipe for an irresistible Bluegrass State banquet. Join us at the Beard House as lauded chef/restaurateur Ouita Michel and chef/owner Sara Bradley showcase Kentucky’s finest, from farm to table and all that’s in between.

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Menu

Hors d’Oeuvre

Pit-Smoked Goat Cheese Benedictine Sandwiches

Fried Chicken Livers with Chowchow Jelly on Buttered Toasts

Kenny’s Kentucky Bleu Cheese–Onion Marmalade Tarts with Toasted Baby Hickory Nuts

Willet Distillery Signature Cocktails  

Willet Family Private Cupboard Rare Bottle Tasting

Dinner

For the Table > Shaved Artisan Kentucky Country Ham Trio with Kentucky Pickles and Relishes, Sorghums, Sara’s Biscuit Heaven, and Ouita’s Cast Iron Corn Sticks

Lake Barkley Bighead Carp with Burnt Cabbage, Sassafras Burgoo, and Paddlefish Caviar

Celani Family Vineyards Chardonnay 2015

Griddled Heritance Farm Mushrooms with Fermented Carrot–Sorghum Butter, Weisenberger Mill Wheat Berries, and Preserved Ginger

Celani Family Vineyards Tenacious 2014

Chicken-Fried Franklin County Rabbit with Stewed Put-Up Tomatoes, Lemon, Sorrel Oil, and Rolled Parsley Dumplings

Drinkward Peschon Entre Deux Mères Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Slow-Smoked Freedom Run Farm Katahdin Lamb Shoulder with Twice-Baked Spoonbread Soufflé and Barbecued Hindman Settlement School Shucky, Pink-Eyed, Purple Hull, and Speckled Lima Beans Mélange

Behrens Family Winery Cuvée Lola 2013

Knott County Meets Four Rivers Dessert Duet > Mrs. Bradley's Paducah Caramelized Banana Pudding and Apple Stack Cake Cobbler with Crank & Boom Bourbon–Honey Ice Cream

Woodford Reserve Double Double-Oaked Bourbon