Events / Dinner

Rhode Island Coastal Elegance

Thu, March 06, 2014

8:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Jennifer Backman

Weekapaug Inn - Westerly, RI

Founded in 1899, the historic Weekapaug Inn beckons travelers with its breathtaking water views, luxurious accommodations, and world-class cuisine. Under chef Jennifer Backman’s masterful direction, the Relais & Château property offers modern interpretations of New England coastal cuisine enhanced with native foraging, local produce, and fresh-from-the-boat seafood.


  • Hors d'Oeuvre
    • Foie Gras Terrine with Red Currant–Vanilla Glaze and Pickled Fennel on Poppy Seed Wafers
    • Maple-Glazed Pork Belly with Green Chile–White Corn Polenta, Apples, and Scallions
    • Open-Faced Pastrami–Onion Sandwiches > Smoked Beef Tongue with Onion Confit and Thousand Island Dressing on Rye Toasts
    • Matunuck Oysters with Vermont Cheddar Sponge Cake, Cottrell Beer Granité, and Cider Mignonette
    • Curried Spinach Empanadas with Glazed Root Vegetables and Sea Salt Feta
    • Château Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen Eroica Riesling 2012
  • Dinner
    • Native Beet Carpaccio with Stonington Lobster Escabèche, Grapefruit, Anise, Pistachios, and Watercress
    • Château Ste. Michelle Horse Heaven Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2012
    • Shy Brothers Farm Cloumage Agnolotti with Preserved Lemon, Pea Shoots, and Black Truffles
    • Château Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay 2012
    • Roasted Winter Squash Soup with Toasted Sage Marshmallow, Gingerbread Cracker, and Cranberry–Guajillo Chile Relish
    • Château Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Merlot 2011
    • Hopkins Farm Lamb Tasting > Smoked Loin and Braised Belly with Foraged Mushroom Ragoût, Potato Tournée, Young Carrots, Mustard Greens, and Cinnamon–New Mexico Chile Jus
    • Château Ste. Michelle Artist Series Meritage 2008
    • Cocoa Semifreddo with Dave’s Espresso, Cara Cara Orange, Huckleberries, and Anise Hyssop
    • Château Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen Eroica Riesling Icewine 2006

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