Events / Dinner

Puerto Rico Meets NYC

Sat, October 03, 2015

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Reservations Policy

Juan José Cuevas

1919 Restaurant at Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico

At 1919 Restaurant in San Juan, chef Juan José Cuevas serves artfully composed menus that blend local ingredients with modern techniques. Cuevas, who has worked with Alain Ducasse, Christian Delouvrier, and Dan Barber, will bring a taste of the Isle of Enchantment and his flavor-forward cuisine to the Big Apple at this incredible dinner.

Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Rice Grains with Cod Mantecato
    • Clams with Melon and Smoked Chiles
    • Foie Gras with Chocolate
    • Plantain Arañitas with Scallop Crudo and Pickled Chiles
    • Avocado–Garden Gazpacho
    • Potato–Morcilla Cakes with Quail Eggs
    • Assorted Don Q Rum Cocktails from La Factoría, San Juan, PR
    • Lucia Lucy Rosé 2014
  • Dinner
    • Tuna Tartare with Habanero, Apple, Mint, Calabaza Chutney, and Truffle Vinaigrette
    • Cattleya Pratt Vineyard Chardonnay 2012
    • Chilled Eggplant Salad with Clams, Mussels, Nori, Sesame, Cilantro, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, and Cucumber–Parsley Broth
    • Cattleya Pratt Vineyard Chardonnay 2012
    • Organic Salmon Confit with Quinoa, Plantains, Parmesan, Arugula Pesto, and Pimentón–Passion Fruit Sauce
    • Catteleya Donum Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012
    • Local Honey-Lacquered Duck Breast with Steamed Rice Cake, Chocolate, Nuts, and Tomatillos
    • Lucia Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2013
    • Mallorcan–Mango Bread Pudding with Blueberries, Basil Meringue, Tarragon Ice Cream, and Garden Herbs
    • Assorted Chocolate Bonbons and Mignardises
    • Reserva de la Familia Serrallés Limited Edition 20-Year-Old Rum