Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Richmond, VA

Sat, January 19, 2013

7:30 PM
Lemaire Restaurant
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $150 Phone: 804.649.4629

Host Chef Walter Bundy
Lemaire Restaurant at the Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, VA

JBF Award Winner Sean Brock
Husk and McCrady’s, Charleston, SC

JBF Award Winner Chris Hastings
Hot and Hot Fish Club, Birmingham, AL

Sam McGann
The Blue Point, Duck, NC

To be held in one of Richmond’s grandest hotels, this special Friends of James Beard Benefit will spotlight the best of regional American food, featuring signature dishes prepared by a lineup of exceptional Southern chefs who have all garnered widespread praise for their commitment to local and traditional cuisine.


  • Hors d'Oeuvre
    • Smoked Sunburst Farm Trout with Buttermilk Crème Fraîche and Trout Roe on Byrd Mill Grits Blini
    • Duck, Duck, Goose > Duck Fat–Griddled Sally Lunn Bread with Smoked Weyanoke Goose Breast, Duck Foie Gras, Bundy Farms Apple Butter, and Candied Pecans
    • Puffed Carolina Gold Rice Crackers with Boiled Peanut Hummus and Benne
    • Compressed Nantucket Bay Scallops with Satsuma Petals, Limequats, and Lemon Oil
    • Champagne Pierre Moncuit Cuvée Pierre Moncuit-Delos Blanc De Blancs Brut NV (in Magnum)
  • Dinner
    • Jumbo Lump Blue Crab with Shenandoah Apples, Tarragon, and Black Butter
    • Von Schubert Maximin Grünhäuser Riesling Trocken 2010
    • Poached Snapper Jowl with Shaved Snow’s Bend Farm Winter Vegetables, Meyer Lemon Petals, Hand-Churned Butter Sauce, and Chervil
    • Mer Soleil Chardonnay 2009
    • Braised Ashley Farms Rabbit with Sam McGann’s Tasso Ham I Am, Collard Kraut, Old-Fashioned Spoonbread, and Mustard Jus
    • Adelsheim Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2010
    • Pork and Beans > Clay Trainum’s Berkshire Pig with Surryano Ham, Purple Cape Beans, Hayman Sweet Potatoes, Celery Root, and Black Winter Truffle Broth
    • Sierra Cantabria Reserva Única Rioja 2008
    • Snickers Bar with Hubs Virginia Peanuts, Local Honey Nougat, Caramel, and Bittersweet Chocolate
    • Broadbent Colheita Madeira 1996

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