A Gilded Age Evening

A Gilded Age Evening

Saturday

July 15, 2017

6:30 PM-9:00 PM

Clark Center

Gilded Age elegance and exquisite cuisine combine to create an unforgettable evening at the Clark.  Guests will enjoy a private, after-hours tour of Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and Design hosted by exhibition curator Kathleen Morris, followed by a culinary immersion in dining led by noted food writer and historian Darra Goldstein as she invites guest to navigate the intricacies of a Gilded Age dinner. Explore the foods, wines, and table customs of the period while dining on an extravagant menu prepared by Chef Dan Hardy of STARR Catering.

The evening’s follows a traditional Victorian-era service offering a six-course feast featuring foods that were popular in the era, complete with wine and champagne pairings.

The menu includes:
Oysters Rockefeller
Mock turtle soup
Filet of sole with lobster sauce
Roast quail stuffed with brioche and truffles; pommes de terre bouillies
Butterleaf lettuce and tomato salade with tarragon dressing
Charlotte Russe and Lalla-Rookh

Seating is limited to 40 guests, please make your plans early. Due to the nature of the evening’s menu, there are no alternate menu options will be offered. For more information, call 413 458 0524.

All ticket sales are non-refundable.