Events / Dinner

Julia Child Centennial Celebration

Tue, September 18, 2012

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

Matt Jennings
Farmstead and La Laiterie, Providence

Beau Vestal
New Rivers, Providence

Few have truly altered the course of the American culinary landscape, and the venerable Julia Child tops the list. Join Providence chefs Matt Jennings and Beau Vestal at the Beard House to fête her 100th birthday with exquisite reinventions of her classic dishes—all paired with delectable French wines, bien sûr.

Event photos taken by Eileen Miller.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Chou Farci de Foie Gras > Miniature Shredded Duck and Foie Gras–Stuffed Cabbages
    • Caillettes du Porc > Pork Shoulder–Chicken Liver Sausages with Late Summer Tomato Jam
    • Potage Parmentier > Potato, Leek, and Sweet Corn Bisque with Pistou
    • Pissaladière > House-Cured Meats with Oil-Cured Olives and Spicy Arugula
    • Galettes au Constant Bliss > Vermont Cheese Wafers with Quail Eggs and Caviar
    • Gentiane Spritzes > Gentiane with Soda, Lemon, and Ice
    • Jean-François Mérieau Bulles NV
  • Dinner
    • Aubergines et Agneau en Pistouille
    • Smoked Eggplant Terrine And Lamb Confit à La Grecque with Nightshades and Basil
    • Hugel et Fils Hommage à Jean Hugel Pinot Gris 2008
    • Langue de Boeuf à l'Aigre-Doux
    • Slow-Cooked Rhode Island Beef Tongue with Sweet-And-Sour Flavors, Bone Marrow, and Rye Pierogi
    • Domaine de La Janasse Côtes du Rhône 2008
    • Coquilles St. Jacques à la Provençal
    • Roasted New Bedford Sea Scallop with Ratatouille Vinaigrette, Saffron Potato Crisp, and Verjus
    • Triennes Vin de Pays du Var Rosé 2011
    • Boeuf à la Bourguignonne
    • Overnight Brisket with Potato Fondue, Foraged Hen of the Woods Mushrooms, and Smoked Trotter Croustillant
    • Louis Latour le Pinot Noir Chanfleure 2005
    • Little Rhody Peach Tarte Tatin with Whipped Honey, Whipped Cream, and Berries