Events / Dinner

Modern Southern

Fri, January 24, 2020

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Jim Shirley

Great Southern Café, The Bay, Farm & Fire Southern Pizzeria, North Beach Tortilla Co., The Meltdown On 30A, and Ji Shi Kitchen, Seaside, FL

Chef Jim Shirley’s modern Southern cuisine tells the story of the South Walton food scene, carefully blending fresh Gulf seafood with familiar regional flavors and locally sourced produce. Join us for a culinary tour of chef Shirley's hometown as he brings a taste of the beach to the James Beard House.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Country Ham Biscuits with Florida Turmeric Honey

Black-Eyed Pea Hummus with Smoked Choctawhatchee Bay Mullet Dip with Chicken Skin

Heritage Pig Cheeks-in-a-Blanket

Pimento–Blue Crab Puppies

Montsarra Cava NV


Lionfish Cakes with Red Curry 

Gunther Steinmetz Dry Riesling 2017

Hot and Cold Greens

Broadbent Vinho Verde NV

Three Cowpea Succotash with Gulf Red Snapper and Brown Butter Vinaigrette

AA Badenhorst Secateurs Chenin Blanc 2018

Heritage Pork Belly Crackle with Hominy Polenta and Natural Jus

Storm Vrede Pinot Noir 2016

Smoked and Fried Apalachicola Oyster with Chicken Fat Bread and Collard Green Aïoli

DeMartino Gallardía Cinsault 2017

Blood Orange Pie with Cornbread Pudding

Tarnation Eggnog