Events / Dinner

Nashville Buzz

Sat, November 11, 2017

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
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RJ Cooper

Henley, Nashville

Jon Howard

Henley, Nashville

RJ Cooper made his name in the culinary world cooking creative, modernist fare in Washington, D.C., nabbing a Beard Award for Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic in 2007. Join us as we get a taste of Cooper's seasonal, technique-driven fare that has been enticing Nashville diners all summer at his contemporary American brasserie, Henley.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Bear Creek Farm 60-Day Dry-Aged Beef with Butternut Squash, Lindera Farms Ramp Vinegar, and Kale Ash

Red Shrimp Chorizo with Popcorn Grits, Red Pepper Caramel, and Garlic Threads

Smoked Heirloom Carrots with Sunflower Butter, Split Peas, and Wild Horseradish

No Time for Recess > Manzanilla Sherry with Spiced Pear, Blue Basil, Lime, and Prosecco

Simple Ration > Gin with Charred Grapefruit Tonic, Grapefruit Shrub, Pink Peppercorns, and Watermelon Radish


For the Table > Blood Macaron with Duck Liver Mousse, Vidalia Onion Jam, Hickory Syrup, Ham Jelly, Fermented Cantaloupe, Sourdough, and Mustard Seeds

Sunburst Trout with Trout Roe, Steamed Custard, and Spicy Greens 

Delicate Furnace > Vodka with Vermouth del Professore and Charred Onion 

Rabbit Agnolotti with Gingerbread, Celery Root, Chestnuts, Cutting Celery, and Carrot Juice

Pumpkin Seed Risotto with Black Truffle–Pumpkin Milk, Cultured Butter, and Pumpkin Shoots

Weekend’s Prize > Bourbon with Butternut Squash, Oloroso Sherry, Walnut, Brown Sugar, Lemon, and Cinnamon

Seaweed Focaccia with Duck Drippings and Trout Lily Vinegar

Blackberry Farm Classic Saison Farmhouse Ale

Lacquered Wedge Oak Farm Duck with Spouted Grains, Sake Kasu, and Sweet Potato–Bitter Orange Condiment

Olive and Sinclair Chocolate with Sunflower Bombe, Fermented Butterkin Squash Sherbet, and Goat’s Milk Dolce 

Social Darwinism > Scotch with Pear Brandy, Vanilla, Clove, Sorghum Vinegar, and Becherovka Liqueur

Little Things and Small Bites 

Quick 15 > Rum with Pedro Ximénez Sherry, Varnelli Sibillia Amaro, Chicory, Demerara, and Cold Cream

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