Jes Bengston Cooks The James Beard House August 6 Featuring CT's Land & Sea

Stephanie Webster
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One of our favorite chefs and a passionate supporter of the local CT food community, Jes Bengston, of Terrain Garden Café, will be cooking The James Beard House on August 6th.  Nestled in the beachside town of Westport, Terrain is a luxury garden center that celebrates nature and all its bounty—including on the menu of its charming cafe. Join Jes Bengston, as she returns to the Beard House with her plant-based, homegrown harvest for a summer exploration of the best from southern Connecticut’s land and sea, paired with superb Napa-style wines from local Jonathan Edwards Winery. Ticket info here


Mon, August 06, 2018

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


Hors d’Oeuvres

Smoked Carrot Lox with Dill Crema, Crispy Capers, and Everything Bagel Crisps

Brown Butter Cookies with Burrata and Strawberries

Blue Point Oysters with Pickled Fresno Chiles and Fennel Purée

Chickpea Fritters with Whipped Avocado and Dukkah

Jonathan Edwards Winery Pinot Gris 2017

Jonathan Edwards Winery Merlot 2015


Stone Fruit Terrine with Watermelon, Sakura Cress, and Micro-Basil

Jonathan Edwards Winery Gewürztraminer 2017

Tomato Dumpling with Basil–Cashew Ricotta and Tomato Broth

Jonathan Edwards Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Stonington Seafood Scallop with Sweet Corn Mousse, Tesa, and Lemon–Turmeric Oil

Jonathan Edwards Winery Estate Chardonnay 2015

Rhode Island Black Sea Bass with Summer Beans, Caramelized Ginger, and Matcha Cream

Jonathan Edwards Winery Estate Cabernet Franc 2015

Watermelon Shaved Ice with Summer Corn Panna Cotta, Bee Pollen, Ancient Grain Granola Tuile, Blackberry, and Morello Cherry Pâte de Fruits

Kombucha Spritz > Jonathan Edwards Winery Pinot Grigio with Cross Culture Kombucha

Wine pairings generously provided by Jonathan Edwards Winery.