Events / Dinner

Southern-Inspired Artisanal Dinner

Thu, June 28, 2012

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Reservations Policy

All restaurants are located in Charlotte, NC.

Alyssa Gorelick
Fern, Flavors from the Garden

Blake Hartwick
Something Classic Catering & Cafés

Marc Jacksina
Halcyon, Flavors from the Earth

Three like-minded chefs from Charlotte, North Carolina’s hip dining scene are teaming up to deliver their celebrated, rustic fare to the Beard House. With a shared commitment to working closely with local farmers and artisans and producing exquisite, handcrafted plates, these accomplished chefs have elevated Southern cuisine to new heights.

Event photos by Geoff Mottram.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Sea Salt Puff Pastries with Heirloom Tomatoes and Lentil Mousse
    • Catdaddy Moonshine–Foie Gras Torchons with Fried Local Watermelon Pickles and Mustard Caviar
    • Quilteds > Puff Pastry–Wrapped Housemade Pork Sausages with Spring Onions and Roasted Trinidad Peppers
    • Rappahannock Clams with Country Ham Vinaigrette and Candied Orange
    • Summer Cucumber–Carolina Pepper Terrine with Lemon Thyme–Almond Custard
    • Wine ‘n Shine > Cheerwine with North Carolina Moonshine, Carolina Distillery Carriage House 100-Percent Apple Brandy, Amaro, and Orange Bitters
    • Carolina Cucumber Punch > North Carolina Muscadine Wine with Blenheim Ginger Ale, Agave Nectar, Lemon Juice, Cucumber, and Thyme
  • Dinner
    • Fish Camp > Virginia Softshell Crab with Smoked Trout Hush Puppy, Tomato Gravy, Overnight Heirloom Tomato Confit, and North Carolina Chowchow
    • Château Puech-Haut Tête de Bélier Rosé 2011
    • Clover Farm Mushrooms > Duxelle–Stuffed Crushed Corn–Masa Tortillas with Local Goat’s Milk–Braised Chanterelles, Shell Peas, House-Smoked Mushroom Bacon, and Pineapple Sage
    • J.M. Boillot Montagny 1er Cru 2010
    • Border Springs Farm Lamb > Seared Lamb with Geechie Boy Mill Samp Grits, Ají Dulce Pepper Pot Liquor, Warm Three-Bean and House-Cured Lamb Belly Salad, Braised Local Greens, Cheerwine-Boiled Georgia Peanuts, and Lucky Leaf Gardens Micro-Clover
    • Speri Ripasso 2009
    • New Town Farms Tip-to-Tail Pork > Preserved Cheek Mousse with Appalachian Black Truffles, Crispy Cast-Iron Belly, Smoked Shoulder–Corn Pudding with Collards, Southern Lomo Tenderloin, South Carolina Mustard, and East Carolina Barbecue Sauce
    • Hacienda Monasterio Ribera del Duero Crianza 2009
    • Mason Dixon Dessert > Tennessee Sheep’s Milk Tomme Cheese with North Carolina Roasted Peach, Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka Ice Cream, Almond Pound Cake, Earl Grey–Laurel Leaf Glaze, Mascarpone, and Salted Local Pecan Praline
    • Fattoria Viticcio Dolce Arianna Vin Santo del Chianti Classico 2004