Events / Dinner

Southern Meets Italian

Sat, February 22, 2020

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Cole Ellis

Delta Meat Market, Cleveland, MS

Best Chef South semifinalist Cole Ellis spent more than a decade working in some of Charleston and Nashville’s most acclaimed kitchens before returning to his hometown of Cleveland, Mississippi to open Delta Meat Market—a grocery, bar, restaurant, and butcher shop! Don’t miss this chance to enjoy a proper Southern repast—with an Italian twist—as chef Cole makes his return to the Beard House!

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Tuna Crudo with Crispy Rice

Beef Tendon with Pesto

Porchetta e Pan

The Wonderbird > Wonderbird Spirits Gin with Meyer Lemon

The Purty Bird > Wonderbird Spirits Gin with Fresh Grapefruit, Lime Juice, Orange–Rum Liqueur, Maraschino Liqueur, and Cinnamon Bark Syrup

Other Half Brewing Company Beer Selection


Burrata e Jamón > Black Forest–Cured Speck with Burrata, Georgia Olive Oil, Fig Mostarda, and Rosemary Focaccia

Scallops with Meyer Lemon, Whipped Ricotta, Pesto Roja, Chicharrón, and Pimentone

Tortellini with Nduja, Pecorino Romano, Mustard Greens, Pumpkin, and Basil

Manzo e Foie > Beef Tenderloin with Foie Gras, Asparagus Tips, and Marsala

Chocolate Bomboloni with Hazelnut, Espresso, Grapefruit, and Valrhona Caraïbe 66 Percent

Other Half Brewing Company Chocolate Stout

A selection of fine Italian wines from Italian Wine Merchants will be served with this dinner.

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