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Chestnut’s 3rd Annual Guest Chef Ramp Dinner featuring 6 Local Chefs
May 4 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm$222.00
Festivities begin at 5:30 PM with a “cocktail hour” until 6:15pm with an assortment of passed hors d’oeuvres and a choice of beer or wine.
Chefs will speak at 6:15 PM, and dinner begins at 6:30 PM.
Cost is $222 per person to include food, alcohol, 7% Tax and 20% gratuity.
1st Course – Brian Crow, Chestnut
BBQ Ramp Pork Belly… Grilled Zucchini, Lil Moo Cheese, Pickled Ramp Asparagus, Micro Basil (GF)
Morel and Ramp Chowder… Ramp & Vinegar Fingerling Chips, Ramps Leaves, Fiddlehead Ferns, Ramp Oil (V)
Pairing: Raina Vermouth Numero Uno
2nd Course – Michelle Bailey, Smoky Park Supper Club
Grilled NC Oyster… Smoky Creamed Ramp Greens, Cornbread Bacon Crumb, Ramp Chow Chow, Pickled Ramp Dust
Wreckfish Crudo*… Ramp Leaf Chimichurri, Pickled Green Strawberry, Charred Spring Onion, Crisp Ramps, Fermented Red Strawberry Puree, Ramp Ash, Nasturtium (GF)
Pairing: Original Ginger’s Revenge
3rd Course: – Cleophus Hethington, Benne on Eagle
Plantains, Rice and Beans… Kelewele Plantains, Ramp and Xawaash Rice Cracker, Cuban Style Fermented Black Beans (GF and V)
Smoked Foie and Chicken Liver Yassa.. Caramelized Pickled Ramps, Ginger, Scotch Bonnets, Boniato Potato, Fonio (GF)
Pairing: A Veira Do Mar Albarino
4th Course – Ryan Kline, Jargon
*Sunburst Trout… Albondigas, Ramp Mole Verde, Trout Chicharonnes, Trout Roe (GF)
Shawarma Braised Lamb Belly…Fava Bean Ramp Falafel, Sunflower Ramp Tahini, Cucumber, Ramp Zhoug, Shoots and Flowers (GF)
Pairing: ODB Martini with Pickled Ramp Brine
5th Course – Steven Goff, Tastee Diner (opening soon…)
Ramp and Beef Liver Pate… Popped Beef Tendon, Ramp Chi (GF)
Smoked Shipley Farms Beef Cheek… Ramp Hot and Sour Jus, Ramp Gremolata, Collards, Farm and Sparrow Grits (GF)
Pairing: Fede Barbara d’ Asti
Desserts – Mallory Foster, Pastry Chef for Chestnut & Corner Kitchen
Sorbet: (right after the 3rd course)
Cucumber Ramp Gin Sorbet (GF)
Dessert Bite: (right after the 5th course)
Smoked Duck Fat Caramel… Hazelnut, French Broad Chocolate, Morel Powder (GF)
Due to this type of dinner we cannot effectively deviate from the menu as written. If you have special dietary needs, the restaurant will do the best they can to accommodate them but you must let us know in advance.
Also due to this type of dinner, seats can not be assigned. It’s on a first come, first serve basis. Thank you for understanding.
* May be cooked to order. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness. GF = Gluten Free. V = Vegetarian
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