Events / Dinner

Top Chef Surprise

Wed, February 22, 2017

The Beard House
Price: Due to popular demand this dinner is sold out. Phone: 212.627.2308
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Sheldon Simeon

Tin Roof, Maui, HI


April Bloomfield

The Breslin, The John Dory Oyster Bar, Salvation Burger, Salvation Taco, The Spotted Pig, and White Gold, NYC

Chung Chow

Noreetuh, NYC

Carla Hall

Washington, D.C.


Joseph "JJ" Johnson

Minton's, NYC


Tony Maws

Craigie on Main, Boston; The Kirkland Tap & Trotter, Somerville, MA

Charlene Santiago

The John Dory Oyster Bar, NYC

Join us as an incredible team of James Beard–featured chefs and Bravo's Top Chef contestant Sheldon Simeon whip up an unforgettable dinner featuring the elimination challenge–winning dish that earned him a showcase at the Beard House. In keeping with the spirit of the episode, the guest chefs have crafted a menu inspired by Sheldon’s Hawaiian and Filipino heritage.

Due to popular demand this dinner is sold out.

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Hors d'Oevure 

Pork–Shrimp Lumpia with Fermented Chiles and Pineapple

Buttermilk Corn Bread with Chicken Liver Mousse and Bourbon Soaked–and-Dried Fruit

Chilled Beef Tendon with Pickled Ramp Kimchi

Foie Gras with Calamansi and Pumpkin Seeds on Hawaiian Sweet Bread


Skuna Bay Salmon Crudo with Grilled Pineapple, Lychee, and Curry Crunch

Sheldon Simeon’s Winning Top Chef Dish > Carolina Gold Rice Chow Fun with Okra, Hibachi Pork Belly, Pea Shoot Salad, and Annatto Seed Jus

Beet, Turnip, and Chorizo Ragoût with Pork Blood and Dashi Sauce

Plate Lunch > Mochiko Chicken with Ahi Poke, Ulu Mac Salad, Yukari Rice, Ho'i'o Salad, and Dime Bag

Coconut Mousse with Sesame Shortbread and Lime Meringue

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