Events / Dinner

Virginia Rising Stars

Tue, September 09, 2014

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Bertrand Chemel

2941 Restaurant - Falls Church, VA

Experience Virginia’s dining renaissance at the Beard House when we host the state’s rising culinary stars for a spectacular collaborative meal. The night’s menu will feature the chefs’ favorite local ingredients, Virginia-sourced wine pairings, and stellar cocktails from formidable mixologist and restaurant owner Stefan Trummer.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Seared Scallops with Coconut Virginia Risotto and Thai Basil Ice Cream
    • Rappahannock River Oyster Co. Olde Salt Oysters with Crenshaw Melon Granité
    • Martin’s Angus Beef Tartare with Ghost Chile Ice Cream
    • Fried Chicken Oysters
    • Hudson Valley Foie Gras Ballotine with Black Mission Fig Vincotto
    • Early Mountain Vineyards Rosé 2013
    • Caramel Apple > Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye with Apple Caramel and Sherry
    • Sage > Catoctin Creek Watershed Gin with Fresh Sage and Elderflower
    • Smoke > Bowman’s Vodka with Viognier, Granny Smith Apple, and Burnt Rosemary Smoke
  • Dinner
    • Japanese Madai Snapper Ceviche with Tarragon Pineapple, Calamansi Coulis, Mitsuba, and Koppert Cress
    • Glen Manor Petit Manseng 2013 
    • Hanover Tomato Gazpacho with Virginia Blue Crab, Jimmy Nardello Peppers, Georgia Rattlesnake Watermelon, Cucumbers, and Coriander
    • Veritas Viognier 2012 
    • Virginia Line-Caught Monkfish with Chorizo–Clam Ragoût, Corn, Cranberry Beans, and Peanut Romesco
    • ​Linden Hardscrabble Chardonnay 2011
    • Partridge Breast with Braised Celery, Pears, and Foie Gras Jus
    • Michael Shaps Carter’s Mountain Cabernet Franc 2009
    • Almond-Crusted Lamb Loin with Lavender Hummus and Pickled Blueberries
    • Delaplane Cellars Left Bank Reserve 2010 
    • Virginia Peanut Vacherin with Oat Dacquoise, Raw Sugar Meringue, and Peanut Praline Ice Cream
    • Barboursville Vineyards Malvaxia Passito 2008​
    • Virginia Distillery Company Virginia Highland Malt Whisky