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. AmuseHOE CAKEpimento cheese / bacon onion jam LOBSTER CORN DOG chipotle aïoliRoederer Estate Brut Rosé, Anderson Valley, CAChef’s CollaborationFirstLUMP CRAB & CUCUMBER SALADzucchini / local feta cakes / watermelon / pecan basil pesto / lemon aïoli*Matthiasson Rosé, CAJustin BeckettSecondSUMMER CORN & SAFFRON RISOTTO heirloom tomato chutney / micro basil / super sweet corn*L'Excellence de Saint-Laurent Rosé, Saint Chinian, FranceJustin BeckettEntréeWAGYU STRIP LOIN & GIANT PRAWNchorizo mac & cheese / roasted carrots*Château Val D'Arenc Rosé, Bandol, FranceMel MecinasDessertGRILLED STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKElemon-basil ice cream / wild strawberry*Banfi 'Rosa Regale' Brachetto d'Acqui, ItalyLance Whipple
Jul 31st, 2015 (Fri)
James Beard Dinner in Talavera
July 9thChef Mel Mecinas will take center stage at the prestigious James Beard House in New York Citywhere he will fulfill his dream of preparing & serving a six course menu inspired by his Mexican rootsand refined by traditional French culinary techniques. July 31Talavera will play host to a one night only event where our guests will have the opportunityto experience Chef Mel's James Beard House menu right here in Scottsdale.Recreated just as it was served in New York City.
firstsmoked salmon parfaitcaviar / ancho chile-corn bliniPillsbury Rosé, Cochise County AZsecondspiny lobster saladwhite & green asparagus / cucamelons / white peach vinaigrette*Banfi San Angelo Pinot Grigio, Tuscany Italythirdolive oil poached alaskan halibutfricassée of oxtail / fava bean / morel mushroom*Stag's Leap 'Karia' Chardonnay, Napa Valley CAfourthbraised rabbittruffle polenta gnocchi / chanterelle / chorizo*Merry Edwards Pinot Noir, Sonoma CAentrÉepancetta wrapped buffalo tenderloin‘press’ coffee rub / squash blossom / tiny vegetables / mole sauce*Banfi 'Poggio Alle Mura' Rosso di Montalcino, Tuscany Italy dessertsweet corn agave cakelemon 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.