Events / Dinner

The Buzz of the Berkshires

Fri, March 09, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
Reservations Policy

Brian Alberg

The Red Lion Inn and Main Street Catering and Events, Stockbridge, MA; Eat on North and Seeds Market Café, Pittsfield, MA

Laurel Barkan

The Stagecoach Tavern, Sheffield, MA

Adam Brassard

Seeds Market Cafe, Hancock Shaker Village, MA

Max Kiperman

The Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge, MA

Ron Reda

Eat on North, Pittsfield, MA

Dan Thomas

The Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge, MA

The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts are a hub of lush landscapes, cultural offerings, and gastronomic delights, thanks in no small part to Brian Alberg’s roster of popular eateries. For this installment of our annual Berkshires dinner, Alberg and his team from Main Street Hospitality will craft a decadent degustation of the region’s plentiful harvest.


Hors d’Oeuvre

Queue Farms Chicken–Bratwurst Corn Dogs with Bread-and-Butter Pickle Relish

Toasted Foie Gras Butter with Sour Cherry Jam

Bacon and Eggs > Smoked Swordfish with Ronnybrook Crème Fraîche and Golden Caviar

Shaker Brown Bread with Beans

Captûre Tradition Sauvignon Blanc 2015 

Berkshire Mountain Distillers Smoke and Peat Berkshire Bourbon Old Fashioneds


Cured Hudson Valley Foie Gras Moulard Duck with Jerusalem Artichokes and Fermented Chile Relish

Copaín Tous Ensemble Pinot Noir Rosé 2016 

Seared Cape Cod Sea Scallop with Parsnip Purée, Brussels Sprout–Apple Slaw, Smoked Tomato, and Frisée

Copaín Tous Ensemble Chardonnay 2016 

Raven & Boar Farm Pork Schnitzel with Hosta Hill Curry Kraut, Lemon, and Fried Capers

Wind Racer Chardonnay 2012 

Cinnamon-Braised Bison Short Rib with Wild Hive Farm Grits, Cumin-Glazed Morningstar Farm Carrots, and Citrus Gremolata

Wind Racer Pinot Noir 2011 

Taza Chunky Bar > Stone-Ground Mexican Chocolate with Dried Blueberries, Smoked Almonds, High Lawn Farm Cream, and Fat Toad Goat’s Milk Caramel     

Berkshire Brewing Co. Coffeehouse Porter