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James Beard Dinner in New York City

F2T is hitting the road to NYC next month! We are honored to be invited to host a dinner at the James Beard House on Tuesday, November 7th and invite you to be a part of this special evening. 

The menu will highlight Slow Food's Ark of Taste ingredient initiative and feature a selection of heirloom crops, including Bradford Watermelon, American Groundnuts, and African Runner Peanuts, some of which have never been presented outside of South Carolina. 

The Chefs featured for this dinner include Kristian Niemi, F2T Partner and Owner and Chef at Bourbon; Frank Bradley, Executive Chef at Bourbon; Todd Woods, Executive Chef at Oak Table and Lou Hutto, Owner and Chef at LowCo Barbecue and Catering. 

Tickets are $175. 

The Beard House Menu:


Fairgrounds - High Wire Distilling Co. New Southern Revival Bourbon Whiskey with South Carolina Honey Krupnik, Cognac, Molé Bitters, and Kettle Corn

Hors d'oeuvres

Hash and Rice - Anson Mills Carolina Gold Rice Wafers with Carolina Heritage Farms Pork Hash Terrine

Mustard-Pickled and Deviled Manchester Farms Quail Eggs

Hand-Carved Holy City Hogs 16-Month-Aged Mangalitsa Prosciutto

South Carolina Oyster Pie Spoons


Bread Service

Jimmy Red Cornbread with Happy Cow Creamery Butter

First Course

The Bradford Watermelon Co. Collard Green Dolmas with Anson Mills Brown Rice, South Carolina Goat Cheese Feta

Leather Britches, Okra, and Tomato Stew

Candy Roaster Squash with Spiced Black Walnuts 

Second Course 

Frogmore Stew with Coastal Seafood Boudin, Collard Green Potlikker Consommé, and Sour Corn

Third Course 

Fried Manchester Farms Quail Pad Prik King with Bradford Watermelon-Carolina Reaper Barbecue Sauce, and Creamy African Runner Peanut Grits

Fourth Course

Cold-Smoked and Seared Carolina Venison with American Ground Nut Purée and Honeysuckle Vinegar Chimichurri 


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

The Fortune Teller - High Wire Distilling Co. New Southern Revival Rye Whiskey with Five Spice-Infused Coffee, Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur, Scorched Earth Bitters, Coconut-Cognac Cream Fluff, and Bourbon-Smoked Sugar-Salt Rim

A selection of fine wines will be paired with each course of dinner.

*Menu will be based on availability of certain ingredients

Join us in the Big Apple for this F2T Productions communal and celebratory farm feast at the renowned James Beard House, located in Greenwich Village in New York City by purchasing tickets at the link below.





Earlier Event: October 30
Fall Harvest Dinner
Later Event: November 15
Farm To Trunk