Events / Dinner

Kentucky Spirit

February 27, 2013

08:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Reservations Policy

Patrick McCandless, Tyler Powell, and Beverage Manager Colin Shearn
St. Charles Exchange, Louisville, KY

A historic former bourbon distillery is a befitting locale for Louisville’s St. Charles Exchange, known for its elegant Southern-inflected fare and innovative cocktails made from local spirits. Join chefs Patrick McCandless and Tyler Powell for a masterfully prepared menu that celebrates the homespun tastes and traditions of Kentucky.

Event photos taken by Lisa Ozag.

Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Hot Brown–Style Deviled Eggs
    • Peppadew Pimento Cheese with Broadbent’s Country Ham and Pickled Onions
    • Kentucky Burgoo
    • New Day Rising > Bourbon with Cointreau, Blanc Vermouth, and Bitters
    • Rant in Em > Bourbon with Rum, Apple, Thistle, Peach, Swedish Punsch, and Gentian
  • Dinner
    • Southern Crayfish Ragoût with Weisenberger Stone-Ground Grits, Broadbent’s Country Ham Crisp, and Mâche
    • Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc–Viognier 2011
    • Chestnut Trio > Creamy Goat Cheese–Chestnut Spaetzle, Chestnut Brittle, and Chestnut Velouté
    • Clos Pegase Chardonnay 2009
    • Pan-Seared Scottish Salmon with Sunchoke Purée, Rainbow Chard, Fried Salsify, and Maple–Bourbon Barrel Soy Glaze
    • Born Fighter > Bourbon with Amontillado Sherry, Pineau des Charentes, and Artichoke
    • Kentucky Bison with Fingerling Potato Confit, Brussels Sprouts, and Kentuckyaki–Bourbon Jus
    • Orin Swift Saldo Zinfandel 2009
    • Buffalo Trace Bourbon–Pecan Bread Pudding with Macerated Fruit Compote and Chantilly Cream
    • The Blueprint > Byrrh with Demerara and Bitters