Events / Dinner

San Diego Seafood Splash

Thu, November 29, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Phone: 212.627.2308
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Jose "Jojo" Ruiz

Serẽa at Hotel Del Coronado and Lionfish, San Diego

A San Diego native, talented chef Jojo Ruiz relies on the local agricultural and oceanic bounty as inspiration, infusing his hometown culinary pride with influences from coasts across the globe. For this fish-forward dinner, the Eater Young Gun semifinalist will show Beard House guests how SoCal does sustainably sourced seafood. 

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Spiny Lobster Empanadas with Chimichurri and Watercress

Ora King Salmon Pizza with Shiitake Bacon, Petite Shiso, Smoked Salt, and Truffle Mustard

San Diego Octopus Escabeche Tostadas with Avocado, Cilantro, and Chipotle Crema Mexicana

Chardonnay–Mint Sorbet Cocktail with Cilantro Stem–Infused Pear Vodka, Champagne, and Carbonated Concord Grapes


Bread Service > Japanese Milk Bread Cemita with Smoked Butter and Sea Salt

Amuse Bouche > Baja Kumiai Oyster with Bloody Maria, Ponzu, Celery Salt, and Illegal Mezcal

Domaine Michel Girault Les Beaux Regards Sancerre 2017

Lionfish Ceviche with Grapefruit, Coconut, Serrano Pepper, Avocado, and Hoja Santa 

Domaine Michel Girault Les Beaux Regards Sancerre 2017

Pan Con Tomate with San Diego Mackerel Boquerone, Herbed Focaccia, Sea Salt, and Chives

Familia Torres Pazo Das Bruxas Albariño 2016

Crab–San Diego Seaweed Salad with Uni, Red Ogo, Cucumber Sunomono, Dashi-Pickled Onion, Amazu, and Nori Rice Chicharrón

Livio Felluga Terre Alte 2015

Grilled Baja Striped Seabass with Fennel–Garlic Confit, Mediterranean Olives, Citrus, Tokyo Turnip, Radish, and Citrus Olive Oil  

COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico DOCG 2014

Sticky Piloncillo Toffee Pudding with Buñuelos de Viento, Candied Apple, and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream 

Apple Brandy–Granny Smith Apple Cocktail with Cinnamon, Black Sea Salt, and Caramel

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