Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner


Thu, October 18, 2012

7:00 PM
Technique at Le Cordon Bleu
Member Price: $50 Public Price: $100 Phone: 651.675.4709
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Host Chefs Jason Ross and Kenneth Goff

All restaurants, unless otherwise noted, are located in Minneapolis.

Mike Brown, Bob Gerken, and James Winberg
Travail Kitchen and Amusements, Robbinsdale, MN

Michelle Gayer
The Salty Tart

Thomas Kim
The Left Handed Cook

Jack Riebel
The Butcher and the Boar

Lenny Russo
Heartland Restaurant & Farm Direct Market, St. Paul, MN

Sameh Wadi
Saffron Restaurant & Lounge, Spice Trail, and World Street Kitchen

Known for its flawless French cuisine and expert culinary team, Technique at Le Cordon Bleu is one of the most sought-after dining destinations in the Midwest. Join host chefs Kenneth Goff and Jason Ross for an elaborate tasting menu at this special Friends of James Beard Benefit dinner.

To reserve tickets, please call 651.675.4709 or click here to purchase online.

Ticket prices:
JBF members: $50 including VIP access
General public: $100 including VIP access or $50 general admission

VIP reception starts at 6:00 P.M.
General admission starts at 7:00 P.M.


  • Buckwheat Blini with Fennel-Cured Lake Superior Whitefish, North Dakota Paddlefish Caviar, Aquavit Crème Fraîche, and Dill Sprouts
  • Pear–Brown Butter Galette with Vanilla Bean–Rye Bourbon Whip
  • Smoked Veal Sweetbreads with Pineapple, Jalapeños, and Bacon
  • Foie Gras–Porcini Croquettes
  • Polenta Cakes with Pork Ragù
  • Duck Confit Spring Rolls
  • Masa Tortilla with Vegetables, Sour Cream, Lime, Chilies, and Cilantro
  • Sea Scallop on Rye Crouton with Pink Peppercorns and Herbs
  • Escargot with Bone Marrow and Parsley
  • Artichokes and Squash with Parmesan and Bagna Cauda
  • A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

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