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Peep the Menu for Tomorrow's Good Food Awards Gala

The scene at last year's Good Food Awards.
The scene at last year's Good Food Awards.

Tomorrow night marks the third annual Good Food Awards, and as has become customary, the organizers, judges, winners, and paying public will be celebrating with a gala featuring the 100+ cheeses, pickles, charcuterie products, coffees, preserves, pickles, and confections chosen for their taste and sustainability, as well as the 14 winning beers and 13 winning spirits. Alice Waters will host, and the lineup of chefs will include the likes of Evan and Sarah Rich (Rich Table), Bill Corbett (Absinthe Group), William Werner (Craftsman & Wolves), Annie Somerville (Greens), and Grace Nguyen (Asian Box). Throw in cocktails from Rye on the Road, and you've got yourself a party (black tie optional). We've got the full details on the menu below, and it's not too late to snag a $100 ticket if you want to attend.

The full menu for tomorrow night's gala:

Evan and Sarah Rich, Rich Table
Goat cheddar stick with La Quercia Borsellino salami and salsa verde

Carlo Espinas, Comstock Saloon
Plum and rye whiskey-cured gravlax with pickle creme fraiche

Trevor Ogden, Chambers Eat + Drink
Shaved country ham crepe topped with pickled heirloom peppers, aji amarillo, Asian pear, micro-arugula, and apple cider vinaigrette

Grace Nguyen, Asian Box
Pork belly lettuce wrap with pickled vegetables, peanuts, jalapeno relish, tamarind vinaigrette

William Werner and Connie Tsui, Craftsman & Wolves
Ham and hot pepper gougère, hazelnut, agrodolce

Annie Somerville and John Paul Ueber, Greens Restaurant
Crostini with chevre, roasted figs, and golden balsamic

Brian Wood, Starter Bakery
Pistachio and strawberry-rhubarb jam tartlets
Quiche with chorizo, manchego and roasted poblano peppers

Ronnie New, Magnolia & Ted Fleury, The Alembic
Chicken liver mousse, maple-whiskey gelee, frisée, lavosh cracker

Windy Tomlinson and Jill Thomas, Whole Foods Market
Flatbread with coffee-rubbed New York strip steak, arugula, and a stout reduction
Flourless chocolate cake with rum whipped cream

Cowgirl Creamery
Walnut Baguette with Cowgirl Creamery fromage blanc and wild thimbleberry jam

Bill Corbett, Absinthe Group
Bourbon-based dessert (details TBD)

We couldn't get the full details on Rye on the Road's cocktails, but we're told they'll feature Azalina's coconut jam, Small Hand Foods orgeat and pineapple syrup, Bathtub Gin's pink grapefruit marmalade, Bi-Rite limes and oranges, and plum drinking vinegar, among other swell-sounding ingredients.

Don't have $100 to drop on breathing the same rarefied, pasture-raised air as Queen Alice? You can also taste the winning products, minus the chef intervention, at the Good Food Awards Marketplace in the Ferry Building the next day. Entry is $5 at the door, or $15 in advance if you want to sample both the food and booze.
Allie Pape
[EaterWire]

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