Events / Dinner

Southwestern Spring Farm Dinner

Fri, May 20, 2016

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Dustin Christofolo

Quiessence at the Farm at South Mountain - Phoenix

Get a taste of Arizona terroir when Dustin Christofolo journeys to the Beard House for a springtime feast. Known for his American farm fare that hints at his classic Italian training, chef Christofolo highlights the rich Southwestern bounty and outstanding wines that have made Quiessence an enchanting Phoenix dining destination.

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Two Wash Ranch Chicken Liver Mousse with Parmesan Baskets, Radishes, and Almonds
    • Fingerling Potatoes with Danzeisen Dairy Butter, Smoked Bacon, and I’itoi Onions
    • AZ Fine Swine Mangalitsa Lardo with Apricots, Pistachios, Feta, Aged Balsamic, and Micro-Basil
    • Arizona Beef Carpaccio with Fried Artichokes, Shaved Parmesan, and Nasturtium
    • Drunken Peach Cocktails
    • Dos Cabezas Wine Works Sparkling Pink 2014
  • Dinner
    • Tomato–Spring Onion Salad with Glacier Lettuce, Chive Aïoli, Kumquats, Poached Cherry Tomatoes, Pickled Wild Ramps, Tempura Squash Blossom, and Bronze Fennel Fronds
    • Sand-Reckoner Rosé 2014
    • Pork, Peaches, and Cream > Arizona Duroc Pork Belly with Maple Mascarpone, Tart Cherries, Portobello Mushrooms, Mint, Honey Gastrique, and Almonds
    • Dos Cabeza Wine Works Meskeoli 2014
    • Potato Gnocchi with Guinea Hen Confit, Arizona Blue Oyster Mushrooms, Sweet Corn, Espellette, and Oven-Dried Tomatoes
    • Dos Cabezas Wine Works Red 2014
    • Grilled Arizona Vineyard Road Lamb with Crimson Lentils, Parisian Carrots, Fava Beans, Poached Celery, Shaved Beets, and Herb Gremolata
    • Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Nachise 2013
    • Opera Cake with Citrus Sauce, Hazelnuts, Vanilla Ice Cream, Candied Citrus, and Mint
    • Sand-Reckoner 11 Late Harvest Zinfandel 2011

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