Events / Dinner

Nantucket Seascape

Thu, February 07, 2013

8:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Erin Zircher

Cru - Nantucket, MA

Partner/General Manager Jane Stoddard, Partner/Beverage Director Carlos Hidalgo, and Wine Director Jenny Benzie
Cru, Nantucket, MA

Few summer pleasures are lovelier than a seaside meal of raw oysters and a glass of crisp, chilled wine. At Nantucket’s Cru, you can indulge in this ritual all year long. Executive chef Erin Zircher, a French-trained alum of Oleana and the Boarding House, oversees a Mediterranean-inflected menu at this striking oceanfront oyster bar.

Event photos taken by Geoff Mottram.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Cru Lobster Bisque with Orange and Fennel
    • Nantucket Oysters with Verjus Mignonette
    • Warm Buttered Lobster Rolls with Fines Herbes and Pickled Shallots
    • Miniature Pork Sliders with Sweet Pickles and Smoked Paprika Aïoli
    • Chicken Liver Mousse with Quince, Hazelnuts, and Sesame
    • Schloss Gobelsburg Steinsetz Kamptal Reserve Grüner Veltliner 2010
  • Dinner
    • Nantucket Bay Scallops with Kumquats, Pomegranate, and Ginger Vinaigrette
    • François Villard les Contours de Deponcins Viognier 2010
    • Winter Squash with Cloumage Cheese, Mint, Beets, Pistachios, and Slow-Cooked Beans with Cinnamon and Dill
    • Joseph Faiveley Gevrey-Chambertin 2009
    • Roasted Tuckernuck Cherrystone Clams with Herb Jam and Chorizo Butter
    • Larkin Cabernet Franc 2010
    • Whole-Roasted Lamb with Medjool Dates, Turnips, and Almonds
    • Marchesi di Barolo Barbaresco 2007
    • Pear Tarte Tatin with Rosemary–Chestnut Ice Cream
    • Champagne Ruinart Brut Rosé NV

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