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James Beard House Preview Dinner

Enjoy a special preview of the James Beard House Dinner at City Roots Farm. Prepared by Chef Kristian Niemi, Chef Frank Bradley, Chef Lou Hutto and Chef Todd Woods, this dinner can't be missed. We have limited seating for this very special evening, so buy tickets now! 

James Beard House Preview Menu:

Hors d'oeuvres

“Hash & Rice” – Anson Mills Carolina Gold Rice Wafer with Carolina Heritage Farms Pork Hash Terrine

SC Oyster Pie Spoon

Mustard Pickled and Deviled Manchester Farms Quail Eggs

Hand-Carved Holy City Hogs 16 month Mangalitsa Prosciutto

Bread Service

Jimmy Red Cornbread with Happy Cow Creamery Butter and Whipped Carolina Heritage Farms Lardo

First Course

Bradford Collard Green Dolmas with Anson Mills Brown Rice, Goat Lady Feta

Leather Britches Okra & Tomato Stew

Candy Roaster Squash with Spiced Black Walnuts

Second Course

Frogmore Stew – Coastal Seafood Boudin, Collard Green Potlikker Consomme, Sour Corn

Third Course

Crispy Fried Manchester Farms Quail “Pad Prik King” with Bradford Watermelon-Carolina Reaper BBQ Sauce over Creamy African Runner Peanut Grits

Fourth Course

Cold-Smoked and Seared Carolina Venison, American Ground Nut Puree’, Honeysuckle Vinegar Chimichurri


Bourbon Sorghum Caramel-Brown Butter Financier with Benne Ice Cream and Scuppernong Gastrique

*Menu will be based on availability of certain ingredients

$100 per person. Gratuity not included. Event is rain or shine!



Earlier Event: October 2
Oktoberfest Harvest Dinner
Later Event: October 30
Fall Harvest Dinner