Hearth & Hearts

Show Appreciation for Those Who Have Given So Much

Experience a cool fall night with us as we give back to our communities and celebrate our seasonal bounty. The night will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction. A four-course meal of fall flavors will follow. Proceeds to benefit:

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Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Reception: Cocktail hour at 6 p.m., dinner begins at 7 p.m.
Location: Farquharson Hall at The Culinary Institute of America, Route 9, 1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Dress Code: Semi-formal
Entertainment: Live jazz and swing music provided by The Lucky 5.
Price: $95 per person, includes the reception, four-course dinner, all beverages, tax, and service. A portion is tax-deductible.
Please note: This event is limited to 110 guests and CIA gift cards/certificates are not redeemable at this event.
SOLD OUT! Have questions? Call 845-905-4674. Messages are checked daily.
This event is presented by CIA bachelor’s degree students. These future stars in the hospitality industry are responsible for all of the evening’s planning and execution, from menu development to the overall ambiance and design of the event.

MenuGuests of CIA student-run charity events are in for an exceptional evening of food, fun, and entertainment.


Specialty Cocktails, Beer, Wine

Hors d’Oeuvre
Potato, Ham, and Cheddar Croquettes
Cochinita Pibil Sope
Endive with Dressed White Beans, Crispy Pancetta, Chive
Bacon-Butter Radishes


Paired Wine Service

First Course

Acorn Squash Soup
Crème fraîche, pear, toasted squash seeds
Vegetarian, can be dairy-free, and gluten-free

Second Course

Spiral Fall Tart
Potato and fall vegetables with caramelized onion, topped with goat cheese and leeks
Vegetarian, can be dairy-free and gluten-free (buckwheat tart shell)

Third Course

Braised Short Rib “Birria”
Onion and mushroom “torpedo,” celeriac parsnip puree, puffed beef tendon
Can be gluten free and dairy free

Vegetarian Option: Honey-Glazed Roasted Rutabaga
Brown butter emulsion, onion & mushroom “torpedo,” celeriac parsnip puree


Caramel Bourbon Panna Cotta
Graham cracker sable, pumpkin butter, apple compote, spiced walnut crumble

**Menu and beverages subject to change based on availability**

SOLD OUT! Have questions? Call 845-905-4674. Messages are checked daily.


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