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Events Calendar

Talavera provides an active table of events for you to experience.

Jul 19th, 2015 (Sun)
  Mash Up with Beckett's Table featuring Justin Beckett
Each month, one local chef will step out of their kitchen...  and into ours-
Joining forces for an unpredictable & inspired night of culinary creativity.
 
Amuse
HOE CAKE pimento cheese / bacon onion jam
LOBSTER CORN DOG chipotle aïoli
Roederer Estate Brut Rosé, Anderson Valley, CA
Chef’s Collaboration
 
First
LUMP CRAB & CUCUMBER SALAD
zucchini / local feta cakes / watermelon / pecan basil pesto / lemon aïoli
*Matthiasson Rosé, CA
Justin Beckett
 
Second
SUMMER CORN & SAFFRON RISOTTO
heirloom tomato chutney / micro basil / super sweet corn
*L'Excellence de Saint-Laurent Rosé, Saint Chinian, France
Justin Beckett
 
Entrée
WAGYU STRIP LOIN & GIANT PRAWN
chorizo mac & cheese / roasted carrots
*Château Val D'Arenc Rosé, Bandol, France
Mel Mecinas
 
Dessert
GRILLED STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE
lemon-basil ice cream  / wild strawberry
*Banfi 'Rosa Regale' Brachetto d'Acqui, Italy
Lance Whipple
 

 

Jul 31st, 2015 (Fri)
  James Beard Dinner in Talavera
July 9th
Chef Mel Mecinas will take center stage at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City
where he will fulfill his dream of preparing & serving a six course menu inspired by his Mexican roots
and refined by traditional French culinary techniques.
 
July 31
Talavera will play host to a one night only event where our guests will have the opportunity
to experience Chef Mel's James Beard House menu right here in Scottsdale.
Recreated just as it was served in New York City.

 

first
smoked salmon parfait
caviar / ancho chile-corn blini
Pillsbury Rosé, Cochise County AZ
 
second
spiny lobster salad
 white & green asparagus / cucamelons / white peach vinaigrette
*Banfi San Angelo Pinot Grigio, Tuscany Italy
 
third
olive oil poached alaskan halibut
fricassée of oxtail / fava bean / morel mushroom
*Stag's Leap 'Karia' Chardonnay, Napa Valley CA
 
fourth
braised rabbit
truffle polenta gnocchi / chanterelle / chorizo
*Merry Edwards Pinot Noir, Sonoma CA
 
entrÉe
pancetta wrapped buffalo tenderloin
‘press’ coffee rub / squash blossom / tiny vegetables / mole sauce
*Banfi 'Poggio Alle Mura'  Rosso di Montalcino, Tuscany Italy
 
dessert
sweet corn agave cake
lemon cream / hibiscus flower  / pine nuts
*Pacific Rim 'Vin de Glaciere' Riesling, Columbia Valley WA 
 
110 per person / *40 optional wine pairing
 
James Beard menu is offered exclusively this evening.
 
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