Thanks to all of the chefs, sponsors, volunteers, guests, and committee members that helped make this a successful event!

                                                Chef Presenters

Kevin Sousa, Superior Motors

Grass Fed Beef Tartare, Miso-Morel Mayo, Yuzu-Radish Pickles, Herb Salad, Fried Garlic

 

Derek Stevens, ELEVEN

Chilled Octopus Terrine, with "Paella Croqueta", Espellete, Salsa Verde, Anchovy Toast

 

 Greg Alauzen, Cioppino Restaurant & Cigar Bar

House Smoked BBQ Pork, Mac & Cheese Fritter, Slaw

 

Tom Lonardo, Legume

Grilled Zambitta Sausage and Lamb Shank Ravioli, Rhubarb Braising Jus, Asparagus with Salsa Verde, Hen of the Woods, Pistachios

 

Will Racin, CEPC, The Duquesne Club

Frasier Push-Pop, Chocolate Raspberry Sphere, Blackberry Lime Truffles, Strawberry Vanilla Truffles, and DC Macaroons

 

Tim Fetter, CEC, CCA, Parkhurst Dining at Duquesne University

Compressed Watermelon, Goat's Milk Feta, Purple Basil, Santorini Balsamic (Passed Hors d'oeuvre)

Foie Gras Crostini, Pickled Cherry, Arugula (Passed Hors d'oeuvre)

 

Jerome Watkins, Rosalees Southern Comfort Cuisine

Smoked Slow Roasted Pork Loin, Caramelized Vidalia Onions,

Dee Dee's Gravy and New Style Red Skin Roasted Potato Salad

 

Seungmee Choi, Parkhurst Dining at Carnegie Museums

Yuzu Tart with Citrus Salad

 

Ben Chilenski, Private Chef & Mario Porreca, Cleanse Pittsburgh

Chilled Maine Lobster and Summer Vegetable Salad, Crispy Lobster Toast, Avocado Crème Fraiche, Caviar, Mango Vanilla Bean Emulsion

 

Amanda Flesch, American Academy of Culinary Arts

Spanish Style Chorizo, Avocado, Manchego Cheese Crisp, Fig Cake Dusted with Pistachio, Tapenade with Grilled Crostini, Romesco Sauce

 

Brendan King, The Duquesne Club

Steamed Bao Bun, Asian Barbecue Duck, and Pickled Vegetables

Preserved Lemon and Lavender Ricotta, Hive 325 Honey, Pickled Cucumber and Pink Peppercorn

 

April Simpson, Vanilla Pastry Studio

Specialty Cupcakes

                                                        Details

Format: Casual "Dine-Around" with Chef Stations and Passed Hors d'Oeuvres

Location: The Country Place on Lincoln Way in Irwin, which has been transformed from a Johnston the Florist

Chefs: Taste specialties from some of the area's top chefs, all whom have spent time in the Duquesne Club Kitchen

Drinks: Local Beers from Rivertowne and Full Pint Brewing, Carefully Selected Wines from the Duquesne Club's Sommelier, Kevin Reynolds

Entertainment: Jazz Pianist Chris Potter

Tickets: This event is expected to sell out, so get your tickets soon! Online tickets available here.

Proceeds Benefit: ACF Laurel Highlands Chapter, which supports culinary education through scholarships and other educational endeavours

Questions: E-mail Tim Fetter at tfetter@parkhurstdining.com

                                                      Sponsors

                                                       Partners

The Country Place

Full Pint Brewing

Rivertowne Brewing

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