Events / Dinner

Nourishing the Past

Sat, February 21, 2015

8:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Brandon Frohne

Mason’s and Mason's Bar - Nashville

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS. IT WILL NOW TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2015. 

At Mason’s, Brandon Frohne serves ingredient-driven food that honors Southern traditions while deftly incorporating modern touches. This unique dinner will explore his grandparents’ European roots and their journey through Bulgaria, Switzerland, Africa, and Canada, which ultimately shaped his family’s food heritage.

Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Sweet Potato Hoecakes with Duck Confit and Cabbage Conserva
    • Butternut Squash Arancini with Alba Truffles and Nduja
    • Swiss Chard–Winter Mushroom Croustade with Chestnut Pangrattato
    • Pumpkin Gougères with 14-Month-Aged Southern Gypsy Ham and Apple Mostarda
  • Dinner
    • Escape Artist and the Sea, Tunisia/Sicily, 1938 > Djerba-Style Prawns with Harissa, Preserved Lemons, Tomatoes, and Mediterranean Sea Water
    • Pfifferlinge and Pflaumen, Unter Den Linden, Germany, 1940 > Semmelknodel with Chanterelles, Plums, Pancetta, and Herbs
    • Handshakes and Gypsum, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1943 > Lamb Guvech with Labneh, Okra, and Mint 
    • Rustico, Ticino, Switzerland, 1945 > Luganeca Piacenza Sausage with Floriani Red Flint Polenta, Blistered Grapes, Pickled Fennel, and Crispy Hen Egg
    • A Toronto Love Story 1954, Toronto, Canada, 1954 > Coffee and Pie
    • A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

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