2019 Philadelphia Rising Stars Tasting Gala Menu

2019 Philadelphia Rising Stars Tasting Gala Menu

 
Savory
 
Tyler Akin | Stock
Khao Tod Neua: Lone Mountain wagyu, red curry jasmine rice cakes, cilantro, mint
 
Matt Harper | Kensington Quarters
Braised short rib, mole, fermented chiles, confit carrots, mustard greens
 
Jesse Ito | Royal Sushi & Izakaya
Kumamoto oyster nigiri, sudachi, soy sauce, chives
 
Michael Vincent Ferreri | Res Ipsa Cafe
Monkfish cavatelli, orange, saffron, breadcrumbs, parsley
 
Chad Williams | Friday Saturday Sunday
Brussels sprouts, smoked celery root purée, preserved citrus chawanmushi, sunchoke chimichurri, mushroom-sherry broth
 
Alexander Yoon | Little Fish
Verlasso salmon, preserved ramp vinaigrette, citrus
 
Matt Cahn | Middle Child
Phoagie: roasted eggplant, avocado, cilantro, onion, pho sauce, sesame hoagie 
 
Nicole Marquis | HipCityVeg
Crispy HipCity Ranch: chick’n, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, peppercorn ranch
 
Judy Ni & Andy Tessier | bāo • logy
King oyster mushroom gwa bao, hoisin, pickled mustard greens, crispy garlic
 
Towsend Wentz | Oloroso
Warm spring vegetable salad, jamón Ibérico, Majorero goat cheese
 
Nick Kennedy and Greg Root | Defined Hospitality
Halabi lamb kebab, hummus, charred onions, tomatoes, shishitos
John Suley | Constellation Culinary
Hamachi crudo, hearts of palm, sorrel, caviar, yuzu, lemongrass
Glazed short rib slider, aïoli, manchego cheese
Pastry
 
Camille Cogswell | Zahav
Chocolate konafi, coconut jam, pistachios
 
Tova du Plessis | Essen Bakery
Chocolate babka and assorted pastries
 
Samantha Kincaid | Cadence
Kakigōri, apple, brown rice grits, vinegar, sake lees, hazelnuts
 
Alex Bois | Lost Bread Co.
Beet "fryes," breads, spreads
 
Monica Glass | Constellation Culinary
Signature dessert
 
Beverage
 
Bartender Paul MacDonald | Friday Saturday Sunday
Ovaltine milk punch: Bols genever, Ovaltine, lemon, red wine, raw sugar
 
Roaster Evan Inatome | Elixr Coffee
Guatemala Finca El Injerto and Kopi Sanger
 
Sommelier Alexander Cherniavsky | The Love
Sommeleir Samantha Germani | Lacroix
Pairings with winners' dishes
 
Sommelier Etinosa Emokpae | Walnut Street Cafe
Selection of Wines from Spain
 
VIP Reception
 
Pierre Labine | Brûlée Catering
Signture bites 
 
Champagne Nicholas Feuillate Brut Rosé