Events / Dinner

Mangalitsa Mayhem

Sat, April 21, 2012

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

Chef/Television Personality Lee Anne Wong

Joe Macchia
Chow Down, Inc./ NYC

Chef/Vice President Michael Clampffer
Mosefund Mangalitsa/ Branchville, NJ

Renowned for its complex flavor and superior marbling, the Mangalitsa pig makes chefs and pork lovers go hog wild. For this porcine-themed dinner, a team of Mangalitsa devotees will craft a tasting menu from this succulent, old-world heritage breed from New Jersey’s Mosefund Mangalitsa farm.

​Event photos by Krishna Dayanidhi.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Speck and Eggs with Asparagus and Garlic Toasts 
    • Mangalitsa Lard–Fried Doughnuts with Lardo
    • Pork Cheek–Ramp Raviolini with Smoked Ricotta and Toasted Bread Crumbs 
    • Liverwurst with Black Pepper Cream Cheese on Poppy Seed Bagels 
    • Spring Peas and Prosciutto 
  • Dinner
    • Michael’s Cured Meat Plate with Spring Fruit Mostarda
    • Marinated Mackerel with Sauerkraut Broth, Braised Bacon, Pickled Mustard Seeds, and Carrots 
    • Pork Shoulder Lasagna with Charred Spring Onions, Pickled Chanterelles, and Sottocenere Cheese 
    • Herb-Marinated Neck Roast with Fava Beans, Turnips, Strawberries, and Toasted Fregola Sarda
    • Spring Fruits with Pork Fat Sabayon
    • Sticky Bacon–Toffee Pudding with Whipped Cream 
    • A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.