Events / Dinner

SoCal Italian

Thu, September 29, 2016

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
Reservations Policy

Bruce Kalman

Knead & Co., Los Angeles; and Union Restaurant, Pasadena, CA

Whether he’s slinging dough at his two SoCal hot spots or singing in a chef cover band called Foie Grock, Bruce Kalman’s passion for food can be seen, heard, and, of course, tasted. Join us as this Chopped champion brings his market-driven Italian cuisine to the East Coast for an early fall feast.

Menu

Hors d’Oeuvre

Duck Prosciutto with Farinata and Fig Mostarda

Beet-Cured Wild King Salmon with Fermented Carrots and Caraway on Rye Crackers

Crostini with Stracciatella and Pacific Sun Olives

Potato–Leek Agnolotti with Parmigano-Reggiano and White Truffles

Bisson Glera Vino Frizzante 2015

Dinner

Bread Service with Giardiniere and Cultured Butter

Amuse Bouche > Smoked Sturgeon–Sunchoke Hash with Corn Flan, Crème Fraîche, Passmore Ranch Caviar, and Sorrel

Erste + Neue Müller Thurgau 2015

Roasted Octopus with Koda Farms Chickpea Conserva, Preserved Lemon Yogurt, and Dukkah

Cascina Feipu Dei Massaretti Rossese 2015

Bombolotti Cacio e Pepe with 63-Degree-Celsius Egg and White Alba Truffles

Luca Faccinelli Ortensio Lando Valtellina Superiore 2011

Lamb Osso Buco with Sicilian Pistachios, Capers, Currants, Mint Gremolata, and Abruzzi Rye Berry Porridge

D.M. Project La Encantada Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012

Torta della Nonna with Santa Monica Honeycomb

La Cappuccina Arzimo 2012