Events / Dinner

Local and Salted, Pacific Northwest

Tue, April 21, 2015

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Michael Stanton

The Heathman Restaurant & Bar at the Heathman Hotel, Portland, OR

A selmelier is a sommelier for salt, an expert in the use of culinary finishing salts. At this dinner, chef Michael Stanton of the esteemed Heathman Restaurant & Bar in Portland, Oregon, will partner with pioneering selmelier Mark Bitterman to create a gorgeous, French-inspired, Pacific Northwest feast.

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
    • Smoked Rabbit Loin Benedicts with Dolce di Cervia
    • Watermelon–Tomato Water Elixirs with Basil Salt
    • Fava Bean Bruschetta with Black Diamond Flake Salt
    • Sokol Blosser Evolution Sparkling Wine NV
    • 50 Shades of Gin Cocktails
  • Dinner
    • Salt Block–Cured Oregon Sturgeon with Caviar, Crème, and Chives
    • Sokol Blosser Pinot Gris 2013
    • Dungeness Crab Terrine with Melted Spring Onions, Petite Herb Salad, and Taha’a Vanilla Sea Salt
    • Sokol Blosser Estate Cuvée White Riesling 2012
    • Stinging Nettle Risotto with Dried Prosciutto, Crispy Nettles, and Smoked Salt
    • Sokol Blosser Estate Cuvée Pinot Noir 2011
    • Aromatized Salt–Crusted Spring Chinook with Morel Mushrooms, English Peas, Asparagus, and Meyer Lemon Emulsion
    • Sokol Blosser Dundee Hills Pinot Noir 2008
    • Trou Normand > Calvados Julep with Candied Ginger, Apple, Mint, and Himalayan Salt
    • Anderson Ranch Lamb Loin with Charred Ramps, Sweet Tooth Mushrooms, Harissa, and Takesumi Bamboo Carbonized Deep Sea Salt
    • Sokol Blosser Goosepen Block Pinot Noir 2012
    • Three-Salt Tasting with Kiyokawa Pear and Madagascar Dark Chocolate
    • Sokol Blosser White Riesling Dessert Wine 2013
    • Layered Pudding with Salted Caramel, Butterscotch, and Lavender Tapioca
    • Sokol Blosser Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé NV
    • Wines generously provided by Sokol Blosser Winery

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