Events / Dinner

James Beard Award Winner: Nathalie Dupree's 80th Birthday Bash

Sat, October 05, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $170 Public Price: $220 Click here for tickets.
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Cynthia Graubart

Atlanta, GA


Virginia Willis

Lighten Up, Y’all: Classic Southern Recipes Made Healthy and Wholesome

Anne Byrn

Nashville, TN

Rebecca Lang

Rebecca Lang Cooks, LLC, Athens, GA

Kelly Litton

Litton's Market, Restaurant, and Bakery, Knoxville, TN

Join three-time JBF Award winner, 2015’s Who’s Who in Food and Beverage, and all-around living legend Nathalie Dupree at the Beard House for a celebratory 80th birthday dinner prepared by a few of her “chickens,” as she calls her acolytes. This will be a fête for the ages, with a kitchen full of Beard Award winners—a party not to be missed for any diner with a soft spot for culinary history, Southern cooking, or the Grand Dame herself!

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Cloth-Bound Cheddar and Aged Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Wafers with Skillet-Toasted Elliot Pecans

Blue Lump Crab Meat Tartlets with Savannah Verdelho Madeira and Buttermilk–Marinated Grilled Manchester Farms Quail with Hot Pepper Jelly

Pickled Okra with Edwards Virginia Smokehouse Ham and Chive Mascarpone

Old Fashioned with New Southern Revival Rye Whiskey and Constant Comment

Wente Vineyards Small Lot Niki’s Pinot Noir Rosé 2018


White Lily Angel Biscuits with Grassfed and Cultured Herb Butter and Wild Scuppernong Preserves; and Fire-Roasted Heirloom Golden and Crimson Beet Soup with Homemade Sour Cream, Beetroot Dust, and Bull’s Blood Greens

Wente Vineyards Riva Ranch Chardonnay 2018

Grilled Springer Mountain Farms Chicken–Herb Salad with Pickled Grapes and White Lily Crackling Cornbread Muffins

Wente Vineyards Riverbank Riesling 2018

Geechie Boy Mill Stone-Ground Speckled Grits and Crosby’s South Carolina Wild Shrimp with Heirloom Tomato and Applewood-Smoked Bacon

Wente Vineyards The Nth Degree Pinot Noir 2017

Heritage Farms Cheshire Pork Bone-In Rib-Eye with Caramelized Apples and Onions; Cast Iron Skillet–Roasted Mushrooms; Hakurei Turnip–Sweet Potato Gratin with Thomasville Tomme and Grassfed Cream; Honey–Ginger French Nantes Carrots with Lemon Balm; and Buttered Brussels Sprouts with Anson Mills Benne Seeds

Wente Vineyards Charles Wetmore Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Nathalie’s Favorites > Charleston Coconut Cake; Atlanta Coca-Cola Cake; Deep South Pound Cake with Caramel Icing; and Buttermilk Ice Cream

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