James Beard Celebrity Dinner

James Beard Celebrity Chef Dinner

It's a event of James Beard Proportions featuring executive chefs Tory McPhail (Commander's Palace), Chris Lusk (Cafe Adelaide), Roland Soza (Bistro Alex) and host chef Danny Trace (Brennan's of Houston).

Begins: 6:00 PM


Menu includes:

"Compressed" Oyster & Caviar Salad

Fresh Gulf Coast Oysters compressed in crushed citrus & champagne with pickled cucumber, fennel, red pepper and Cajun ghost pepper caviar

Conspire Sauvignon Blanc


Butternut Squash Consomme

Housemade goat's cheese and goat andouille dumpling

Failla Viognier


Braised Oxtail & Foie Gras Terrine

Oak Hollow farm greens and duck cracklin biscuit with foie gras & cranberry vinaigrette


Bone Marrow Roasted Flounder

Fire roasted Gulf flounder stuffed with wild white shrimp & blue crab over a fricassee of tasso and Autumn mushrooms with a rich seafood & white truffle broth

Domaine Serene Evanstand Reserve Pinot Noir


Cafe Brulot Grilled Antelope Chop

Broken Arrow Ranch Nilgai Antelope, baby mustartd green custard, roasted black garlic & elk sausage with Froberg's Farm purple hull peas and a Texas wild black cherry sauce Bigarade



Louisiana Fig Gateau de Sirop

Green & Blacks white chocolate, Creole cream cheese mousse and buttermilk caramel

Grgich Hills "Violetta" Dessert Wine



Location: Brennan's of Houston
3300 Smith Street
Houston , Texas 77006

Date: Sept. 29, 2011, 6 p.m. - Sept. 29, 2011, 9:30 p.m.