Events / Dinner

SoCal Romance

Fri, May 15, 2015

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Paul Shoemaker

Firefly - Studio City, CA

Trained in the kitchens of the French Laundry, Per Se, and Alain Ducasse, chef Paul Shoemaker brings technique-driven cooking and a Southern California sensibility to Firefly. Join us at the Beard House for a taste of his elegant and playful fare.

Tickets to events held at the James Beard House cover the cost of food and a unique dining experience. Dinners are prepared by culinary masters from all regions of the United States and around the world. All alcoholic beverages are provided on a complimentary basis and are not included in the ticket price.​


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Sex on Beach Liquid Ravioli with Harry’s Berries and 24K Gold Carbonated Sugar 
    • Heirloom Tomato Water with Blood Orange Caviar and Melon Espuma 
    • Kumamoto Oysters with Champagne Granité 
    • Foie Gras Parfaits with Summer Fruit, Brown Butter Powder, and Australian Pepperberries
    • ​Filipa Pato 3B Brut Rosé NV
  • Dinner
    • American Wagyu Beef Tartare with Osetra Caviar, Umeboshi, Avocado, and Ponzu
    • Heidi Schröck Beerenauslese Selektion 2013
    • Diver Scallops with Hearts of Palm, Macadamia Nuts, Cherries, and Purslane 
    • Domaine Julie Benau Cuvée Libero Picpoul de Pinet 2013
    • Bone Marrow Ravioli with Potatoes, Summer Truffles, and Truffle Espuma 
    • Domaine J.A. Ferret Sous Vergisson Pouilly-Fuissé 2010
    • Miner Wild Yeast Chardonnay 2010
    • Maryland Black Bass with Morels, Honey Dates, and Ramps 
    • Ponzi Vineyards Reserve Pinot Noir 2011
    • Prime New York Strip Loin with Dutch White Asparagus, Époisses de Bourgogne, and Bordelaise 
    • il Tascante Terza Vendemmia Nerello Mascalese 2010
    • Intermezzo > Mandarin Orange Sorbet with Cream Caviar, Vanilla, and Meyer Lemon​
    • Brûléed Strawberry Gâteau with Pickled Pineberries, Roasted Strawberry Sorbet, and Pine Tree Honeycomb 
    • Bodega Matías i Torres Vid Sur Malvasía Dulce 2011
    • Petits Fours > Caramelized Pineapple Macarons, Passion Fruit–Saffron Ravioli, and Sour Peach Gummy Bears

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