Events / Dinner

Southern Sophisticate

Thu, March 31, 2016

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Jason McConnell

Red Pony Restaurant - Nashville

Get a taste of Jason McConnell‘s white-hot Southern cuisine when the esteemed chef heads north to the Beard House. He’ll celebrate a decade of spectacular service and exemplary food with a sophisticated menu that pays homage to McConnell’s Tennessee heritage.

 

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Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Sweet-and-Sour Calamari Steaks with Hot Mustard and Pickled Vegetables
    • Pimento Cheese Straws with Duck Bacon and Cherry Gastrique
    • Seared Tuna Nachos with Pico de Gallo and Avocado–Serrano Sauce
    • Heritage Farms Souse with Pickled Onions and Jason’s Hot Sauce on Saltines 
    • Springer Mountain Farms Chicken Gyro with Tzatziki 
    • Whipped Bonnie Blue Farm Goat Cheese and Honey-Roasted Walnut Crostini
    • The Perfectionist > Corsair Distillery Ryemageddon with Lustau Pedro Ximénez Sherry, Lillet Blanc, Sassafras, and Sorghum Bitters
    • Yazoo Brewing Company Gerst Amber Ale​
  • Dinner
    • Bread Service > Focaccia; Chipotle Cornbread Muffins; Biscuits; and Pane Bianco with Truffled Lima Bean Spread
    • Pâte à Choux Gnocchi with Poached Springer Mountain Farms Chicken, Cold-Smoked Trout Roe, and Parmesan-Truffle Cream
    • SOUTHERN AMERICANO > COCCHI AMERICANO BIANCO WITH POEMA CAVA, RHUBARB BITTERS, AND LEMON ZEST
    • Spring Hollow Farm Tennessee Wagyu Beef Tartare with Smoked Oyster Aïoli
    • MASI CAMPOFIORIN ROSSO DEL VERONESE 2011
    • Seared Quail Breast with Bourbon–Pecan Pan Sauce and Old Spencer Mill Sweet Potato Grits
    • FOLEY ESTATES SANTA RITA HILLS PINOT NOIR 2012
    • Lobster B.L.T. > Applewood-Smoked Bacon with Lobster, Preserved Tomatoes, Yukon Gold Ravioli, and Sweet Corn Cream
    • LOUIS JADOT PULIGNY-MONTRACHET 2013
    • Triple-Layer Coconut Cake, Bananas Foster Bread Pudding, and Chess Pie
    • SPIKED COFFEE

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