If you didnt happen to make it to NYC, this is the next best thing.
So, you couldnt make it out to New York City this past June for the BIG James Beard Foundation dinner featuring our very own Chef Jose Martinez. Well, here is some news that will get your attention.
October 17th and 18th Chef Martinez will recreate his amazing five course meal that was served at this summers JBF dinner. And, the best part about it is you only have to drive to his Longboat Key restaurant to enjoy it. Pretty sweet, right? Of course it is. Lets take a look at the menu for both evenings.
Smoked Haddock with Daikon Radishes and Shallot Vinaigrette
Green Apple Crystalline with Creamy Blue Cheese
Oyster Kromeskies with Julienned Vegetables and Savory Dressing
CHAMPAGNE POL ROGER BRUT
Green Asparagus Soup with Baby Artichokes and Fava Beans
PASCAL JOLIVET SANCERRE 2011
Tomato Confit, Brussels Sprout, and Potato Crisp
OLIVIER LEFLAIVE MEURSAULT 2010
Pan-Seared Rouget with Cauliflower Purée, Hazelnuts,
and Kalamata Olives
DOMAINE FAIVELEY MERCUREY CLOS DES MYGLANDS
PREMIER CRU 2010
Hudson Valley Foie Gras and Duck Pie with Savory Wine Sauce
JABOULET CROZES HERMITAGE DOMAINE DE THALABERT
Florida Lemon Tart with Almond Meringue and Raspberry Coulis
JABOULET MUSCAT DE BEAUMES-DE-VENISE 2009
As you would imagine, reservations are required for this very special evening. Heres a link to more information. You can call the restaurant at: 941-383-8088 to make certain that you have a seat at the table for what is sure to be a foodies dream dinner.
2605 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, Florida 34228