Events / Dinner

The Knockout of Knoxville

Fri, April 13, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Matt Gallaher

Knox Mason and Emilia, Knoxville, TN


Joseph Lenn

J.C. Holdway, Knoxville, TN

Drew McDonald

The Plaid Apron, Knoxville, TN

Jesse Newmister

Kaizen, Knoxville, TN

We’re tired of Nashville and Memphis hogging the spotlight: it’s about time we give Knoxville the culinary credit it’s due. Come to the Beard House and get a taste of East Tennessee flavors when this group of Knoxville toques presents a Southern-inspired menu of modern, seasonal plates that proves this city is worthy of its own star turn.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Anson Mills Rice Flour–Battered Appalachian Early Spring Vegetable Fritto Misto with Rushy Springs Farm Fermented Chile Mayonnaise

Springer Mountain Farms Chicken Croquettes with Spring Allium Aïoli

Springer Mountain Farms Chicken Liver–Sticky Rice Dumplings with Dill, Lap Cheong, Housemade Cream Cheese, and Local Sweet Chile Preserves


Cherokee White Eagle Heirloom Grits with Roasted Onion Vinaigrette–Dressed Asparagus, Te You, Pea Shoots, and Crispy Chicken Skin Salad

Squid Ink Ditalini with Lump Crab, Uni, Smoked San Marzano Tomatoes, Serrano Chiles, and Spring Onions

Chicken and Slicks > Savory Shiratama Dango with Herbed Springer Mountain Chicken, Foie Gras Torchon, Mossy Creek Mushroom Gravy, and Sweet Potato Confiture

Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Fiddlehead Ferns, Ramps, and Morels

Herbed Olive Oil Cake with Green Strawberry Preserves and Strawberry–Coriander Ice Cream

A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

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