Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Plympton, MA

Fri, July 29, 2016 - 6:00 PM


Sat, July 30, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Just Right Farm
Member Price: $200 Public Price: $225 Phone: 781.936.5330

July 29-30 at Just Right Farm

Featuring wines from Travessia Winery, New Bedford, MA​


Host Chefs Kimberly Russo, Elaine Murphy​, and Marilyn Browne

Vice President Culinary of Hilton Worldwide Americas Marc Ehrler MCF-ACF
Hilton Worldwide, McLean, VA


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Smoked Island Creek Oysters with ‘Nduja Sausage
    • Col. Bill Newsome’s Aged Kentucky Prosciutto with Sweet Pea Tomatoes and Cipollini Jam on Four Star Farm Wheat Ciabatta
    • Labneh with Green Herbs, Charred Sugarsnax Carrots, Kohlrabi Chips, and Spiced Lavash
    • Smoked North East Family Farm Organic Chicken Liver Pâté with Pickled Fennel on Toast
    • Scituate Scallop Crudo with Pickled Peaches, Chiles, and Mint
    • Dirty Water Distillery and Bully Boy Distillery Cocktails
    • Orchard Old Fashioneds with Farm-Made Bitters
    • Blackberry Collins with Farm-Made Blackberry–Burnt Sage Shrub
  • Dinner
    • Quail Egg Shakshuka with Charred Shishito Peppers and Micro-Chard
    • Duxbury Lobster with Prosecco Beurre Blanc and Linguine
    • Chilled Red Merlin Beet Soup with Golden Beet Tartare, Two Friends Farm Buckwheat Greens, and Crème Fraîche
    • Just Right Farm Tomatoes with Rosemary Carta di Musica and Tarragon Oil
    • North East Family Farms Pork, Beef, and Veal Meatballs with Chimichurri, Roasted Yellow Pear Tomatoes, and Five-Tomato Consommé
    • Bread Service with Garlic–Onion Jam Butter and Pickled Carrots, Fennel, Beets, and Mexican Gherkins
    • Intermezzo > Cucumber–Mint Sorbet
    • Assorted Just Right Farm Vegetables > Roasted Orion Fennel, Melted Italian Flat Beans, Orient Express Eggplant, and Kentucky Country Ham–Stuffed Onion with Tomato Jam
    • Seared Northeast Family Farm Pork Rib Chop with Sweet Corn–Chèvre Grits and  Kentucky Hot Slaw
    • Blueberry Tart with Toasted Coconut Ice Cream and Chocolate Ganache Tart with Espresso Salt
    • New Harvest Roasters French Press Coffee Service with Cookies
    • A selection of wines from Travessia Winery, Penada Winery, and West Port River Winery will be served with this dinner.

Related Info

If you're interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at or 212.627.1128.