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Hampton chefs @ Beard House

La Fondita is a Mexican restaurant in Amagansett.

La Fondita is a Mexican restaurant in Amagansett. Photo Credit: Newsday, 2008 / Thomas A. Ferrara

The James Beard House hosts a dinner on Tuesday featuring dishes from South Fork chefs.

Nick & Toni's John Baron; Joseph Realmuto of Nick & Toni's and Townline BBQ; Ed Lightcap of Rowdy Hall; Juan Geronimo of La Fondita; Juan Juarez of Nick & Toni's Cafe; and pastry chef Jessica Craig are participating in the event, which also highlights Long Island wines.

Tickets are $130 for Beard House members; $170 for nonmembers.

The menu includes Montauk lobster buns; foie gras on brioche with Balsam Farms jam; diver scallop crudo with Amagansett sea salt; braise Iacono Farms chicken; smoked Vermont suckling pig; cavatelli with squash, sage and Grand Padano cheese; and churros with chocolate sauce. Wines from Bedell Cellars, in Cutchogue, The Grapes of Roth, Wolffer Estate in Sagaponack and Channing Daughters in Bridgehampton will be served.

For reservations, call the Beard House at 212-627-2308. The James Beard House is at 167 W. 12th St. in Manhattan.


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