Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner


Thu, March 20, 2014

6:30 PM
Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar
Member Price: $225 Public Price: $275 Phone: 901.521.8005

Host Chefs Joshua Laban Perkins and Nick Scott
Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar, Memphis

Taylor Bowen Ricketts
Delta Bistro, Greenwood, MS

Wally Joe 
Acre, Memphis

Joel Miller
Ravine, Oxford, MS​

Jay Swift 
4th & Swift, Atlanta


  • Hors d’Oeuvre 
    • She-Crab Soup with Crème Fraîche, Chives, and Caviar 
    • Lobster Tamale Tarts with Guajillo Relish
    • Heirloom Tomatoes with Fried Okra, Marinated Field Peas, and Asher Blue Cheese
  • Dinner 
    • Creamy Lobster Risotto with Parmesan and Lemon
    • Barbecued Elk Brisket with Smoked Paprika Smashed Potatoes, Onion Rings, and Bourbon–Molasses Barbecue Sauce
    • Kimchi-Glazed Snake River Sturgeon with Artichokes, Chorizo, Avocado, and Ginger–Pea Sauce
    • Wood-Grilled Lamb Porterhouse with Rutabaga, Housemade Bacon, Calabrian Chiles, Tatsoi, and Sorghum
    • Dessert > Key Lime Pie with Clementine Curd, Meringue, and Creamsicle Sorbet; Banana–Walnut Bread with Buttermilk Ice Cream; and Memphis Belle Pie with Georgia Pecans, Dark Chocolate, and Praline Ice Cream
    • A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

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