Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Kansas City, MO

Sun, November 04, 2012

6:30 PM
The American Restaurant
Member Price: $200 Public Price: $250 Phone: 816.545.8009

Host Chef JBF Award Winner Debbie Gold

Michael Cimarusti
Providence, Los Angeles

JBF Award Winner Michael Ginor
Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Ferndale, NY

Brooks Headley
Del Posto, NYC

JBF Award Winner Gavin Kaysen
Café Boulud, NYC

JBF Award Winner Paul Qui
Uchiko, Austin

Joshua Skenes
Saison, San Francisco

Master Sommelier Doug Frost
Kansas City, MO

For this perennial Friends of James Beard Benefit in Kansas City, host and JBF Award winner Debbie Gold has drafted an all-star team of accomplished chefs and new-school talents who represent the best of American cuisine today.


  • Hors d'Oeuvre
    • Assorted Canapés
  • Dinner
    • Matsutake Meshi with Yuzu, Clams, and Koshihikari Rice
    • Milk-Poached Turnip Custard with Cured Sea Urchin
    • Hudson Valley Foie Gras Torchon with Rhubarb and Duck Prosciutto
    • Cold-Smoked Wild King Salmon with Buckwheat, Red Ogo–Nama Nori, and Roasted Chicken Juices
    • Squab Deux Faisons with Onion Soubise, Cardamom, Swiss Chard, Porcini, and Natural Jus
    • Hand-Pulled Stracciatella with Sweet Olive Oil Croutons and Chewy Fruit Macedonia
    • Petits Fours
    • A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

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