James Beard Dinner

  • 6:30 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner |
  • $95 per person; Reservations required |
  • 21 and over
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About James Beard Dinner

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Our annual dinner pays homage to the father of American cuisine, who used to summer here in Gearhart, and who would've celebrated his 101st birthday in May. We honor the chef and culinarian with a multicourse dinner, where our Black Rabbit Restaurant Executive Chef Kenny Giambalvo has based the night's menu on Beard's love of the Oregon Coast. All courses will be paired with Edgefield wines.

Also at the dinner will be people who knew Beard. Likewise, we'll show a portion of "America's First Foodie" - a film about the life and influence of James Beard. 

Why not book a room here for the evening, so as to keep discovering why Beard was drawn to Gearhart?

Menu

Passed hors d'oeuvres:
Potato galette, house-cured gravlax, trout roe, crème fraiche, fines herbes
James Beard's sweet onion tea sandwich, brioche toast, lemon mayonnaise (his favorite!)
Astoria bay shrimp toast, calabrian pepper aioli, oven-dried tomatoes
Fried egg & gruyere Panini, anchovy butter, arugula
Fior di latte, roasted radicchio, pesto, garlic bruschetta

Chicken Liver Terrine
with cornichon, stoneground mustard, crostini

Grilled Oregon Sardines
eggplant caviar, sweet & sour onions "in soar"

Pacific Clam Chowder
with brandy, hot pepper oil, Italian parsley

Baked Penn Cove Mussels
with herb bread crumbs, capers, fennel

Columbia River Sturgeon
paired with Daube de boeuf, orange zest, niçoise olives, butter poached potatoes

Strawberry Shortcake

 

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