Calling Home Cooks + Foodies! Highlands Bar and Grill, Dolester Miles, James Beard Foundation Awards 2018 Outstanding Pastry Chef, and Jan Walsh are donating this silent auction lot to Les Dames d'Escoffier, Birmingham, fundraiser, Southern Soirée. Birmingham Les Dames d' Escoffier's annual fundraiser, Southern Soirée, will be held Sunday, October 7, from 4:30 to 7:30 at Jones Valley Teaching Farm. Tickets for the sunset dinner are available now! Buy Tickets
WHEN: Sunday October 7, 2018, 4:30 PM - Sun October 7 2018, 7:30 PM CST
WHERE: Jones Valley Urban Farm, 701 25th Street North, Birmingham, AL, USA
COST: $125 per ticket
BENEFITS: Proceeds go directly to their grant and scholarship fund. Birmingham Les Dames d' Escoffier is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization. Please keep your receipt for tax purposes.
Southern Soirée Dinner 2018 Menu
Cathead Vodka, manzanilla sherry, fig syrup, and lemon juice with fresh basil for garnish
created exclusively for this event by Steva Casey, a bartender at The Atomic Lounge
anchovy butter on artisan rye bread, cheese (beurre d’anchois sur pain de seigle artisanal, fromage) butter prepared by Kay Reed of Iz Weddings & Events
cornichons, pickled okra and other vegetables with whole-grain moutarde
prepared by Deborah Stone of Stone Hollow Farm
cold soup with leeks and potatoes (soupe aux poireaux et pommes de terre)
prepared by Mary Grace Viado of Village Tavern
beef bourguignon with mushrooms (boeuf bourguignon avec champignons)
prepared by Kathy Mezrano of Kathy G & Co.
prepared by Carey Thomasson of DINNER.
Provençale-style beans (fèves à la provençale) prepared by Kay Reed of Iz Weddings & Events
cucumber and pimiento salad (concombres et pimentos en salade) prepared by Ashley McMakin of Ashley Mac’s
banana pudding with homemade vanilla wafers (pouding diplomate aux fruits) prepared by Kay Reed of Iz Weddings & Events
The menu, developed by Dames Pardis Stitt, Kay Reed, and Kathy Mezrano, is based on recipes from our organization’s namesake, August Escoffier. Each dish is being reinterpreted and prepared by one of our members (see our menu below). Steva Casey, a bartender at The Atomic Lounge, developed a signature cocktail called Yesterday’s Joy exclusively for our fundraiser. She will be there to serve it.