Events / Dinner

Sweet Admiration: A Dessert Dinner Party

Thu, August 17, 2017

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

Tavel Bristol-Joseph

Emmer & Rye, Austin

Brian Mercury

Oak + Rowan, Boston

Anna Posey

Elske, Chicago

Jared Sippel

Italienne, NYC

Calling all affogato aficionados, financier fans, and éclair enthusiasts: this is a dinner you don’t want to miss. We’ve gathered some of the best pastry chefs from around the country to highlight the innovative techniques and approaches defining today’s pastry scene, for a decadent dessert dégustation that will thrill even the most serious sweet tooth.


Hors d’Oeuvre

Frico di Patate with Speck

Dutch Caviar

Tomato Jam with Hyssop Vodka Granita on Johnnycakes

Duck Liver Mousse Tarts with Salted Ramps and Dried Parsley


Supper Plate > Roasted Beef Strip Loin with Soft Potato, Lacinato Kale, and Pickled Horseradish

Dessert One > Lemon Curd with Lime Leaf Ice, Puffed Sorghum, Lemon Verbena Caramel, and Orange–Buttermilk Ice Cream

Dessert Two > Frozen Aerated Cheesecake with Jasmine and Meringue

Dessert Three > Beach Plum–Chocolate Taza Crémeux with Seeds, Crème Fraîche, and Beach Rose

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