Tom Ramsey, Dan Blumenthal, Jeremy Enfinger, Jesse Houston, Mike Römhild, Nick Wallace, Mitchell Moore, and their team at the Beard House
Vicksburg-Style Tomato Sandwiches
J.A.M. Gulf Oysters with Oxtail Mignonette
Black-Eyed Pea Crackers with Pimento Cheese
Cane Syrup–Cured Duck, Fig Mascarpone, and Green Onion Pesto Crostini
Pulled Chicken Salad on Toasts
Catfish and Caviar > Smoked Catfish Pâté with Paddlefish Roe
Rabbit and Dumplings > Red Wine and Butter–Poached Mississippi Rabbit with Bacon–Thyme Spaetzle, Crispy Turnip Greens, and Cornmeal-Fried Baby Carrots
Gulf Bouillabaisse > Ruby Red Shrimp, Simmons Catfish, Jumbo Lump Crab, Lane Snapper, and Louisiana Crayfish with Aromatic Saffron–Tomato Broth, Baguette, and Rouille
Chicken and Waffles > Chicken Confit Terrine with Crispy Chicken Cracklings; Pan Jus Reduction; Garlic, Oregano, and Cornmeal Waffles; and Summer Vegetables
Meat and Grits > Calvados-Braised Duroc Pork Cheeks with Southern-Style Lady Peas and Apple Butter–Brie Delta Grits
Deconstructed Mississippi Mud Pie with Stout–Chocolate Cookie Crust, Flourless Chocolate Torte, Semisweet Chocolate Mousse, Orange Whipped Cream, and Chicory Tuile
Dinner

Southern Comfort Redux

Tom Ramsey

La Finestra, Jackson, MS

Dan Blumenthal

Bravo!, Jackson, MS

Jeremy Enfinger

Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Jackson, MS

Mike Römhild

Table 100, Jackson, MS

Nick Wallace

Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

Pastry Chef Mitchell Moore

Campbell's Bakery, Jackson, MS

Any respectable survey of the South’s exciting food renaissance should include a nod to the city of Jackson, Mississippi. Join us for a taste of the Magnolia State when seven of Jackson’s most talented chefs prepare a menu of Southern comfort foods.

Event photos taken by Tom Kirkman.

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Vicksburg-Style Tomato Sandwiches
    • J.A.M. Gulf Oysters with Oxtail Mignonette 
    • Black-Eyed Pea Crackers with Pimento Cheese
    • Smoked Deviled Eggs
    • Cane Syrup–Cured Duck, Fig Mascarpone, and Green Onion Pesto Crostini 
    • Pulled Chicken Salad on Toasts
    • Louis Guntrum Dry Riesling 2011
  • Dinner

    • Catfish and Caviar > Smoked Catfish Pâté with Paddlefish Roe
    • Montsarra Cava NV
    • Rabbit and Dumplings > Red Wine and Butter–Poached Mississippi Rabbit with Bacon–Thyme Spaetzle, Crispy Turnip Greens, and Cornmeal-Fried Baby Carrots
    • Château Musar Musar Jeune Rosé 2010
    • Gulf Bouillabaisse > Ruby Red Shrimp, Simmons Catfish, Jumbo Lump Crab, Lane Snapper, and Louisiana Crayfish with Aromatic Saffron–Tomato Broth, Baguette, and Rouille
    • Spy Valley Pinot Noir 2011
    • Chicken and Waffles > Chicken Confit Terrine with Crispy Chicken Cracklings; Pan Jus Reduction; Garlic, Oregano, and Cornmeal Waffles; and Summer Vegetables  
    • Quinta Do Crasto Superior 2008
    • Meat and Grits > Calvados-Braised Duroc Pork Cheeks with Southern-Style Lady Peas and Apple Butter–Brie Delta Grits 
    • Barboursville Vineyards Cabernet Franc Reserve 2010
    • Deconstructed Mississippi Mud Pie with Stout–Chocolate Cookie Crust, Flourless Chocolate Torte, Semisweet Chocolate Mousse, Orange Whipped Cream, and Chicory Tuile 
    • Broadbent Auction Reserve Porto NV
    • Wines generously provided by Broadbent Selections.

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