Events / Dinner

Legendary Gem of Atlanta

Fri, April 17, 2015

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Matthew Basford

Canoe, Atlanta

One of Atlanta’s most romantic and legendary restaurants, Canoe, recently promoted Australian native Matthew Basford to executive chef. Help us welcome him at his Beard House debut, where he will showcase how he’s building upon the legacy of this bastion of fine dining, along with Sarah Koob’s elegant sweets. 

Tickets to events held at the James Beard House cover the cost of food and a unique dining experience. Dinners are prepared by culinary masters from all regions of the United States and around the world. All alcoholic beverages are provided on a complimentary basis and are not included in the ticket price.​


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Canoe Smoked Salmon with Goat Cheese Gougères and Caviar 
    • Foie Gras and Manhattan Cherries on Five-Spice Brioche 
    • Tea-Smoked Duck with Pickled Beets
    • Champagne Piollot Brut de Maceration Rosé NV
  • Dinner
    • Kingfish Sashimi with Smoked Oysters, Bloody Mary Tomatoes, and Celery Aïoli
    • Domaine de la Perrière Sancerre 2013
    • Fremantle Octopus with Ibérico Chorizo, Peppers, and Pickled Okra
    • Trisaetum Ribbon Ridge Estate Riesling 2013
    • Spring Lamb with English Pea Custard, Morels, and Apple Mustard
    • G.D. Vajra Barbera d’Alba 2010
    • Deconstructed Rib-Eye with Roasted Filet, Pastrami Spinalis, Truffled Gnocchi, and Bordelaise
    • ​Antinori Family Estate Antica Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
    • Chocolate-Covered Cherries with White Chocolate–Vanilla Ganache
    • W. & J. Graham’s 10-Year-Aged Tawny Port NV​

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