Gastronome

VOL2 2018

Gastronome is the official publication of the U.S. Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. The magazine provides coverage of local, regional, national and international Chaîne events as well as feature stories about members and member establishments.

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56th Induction Dinner at Highlawn Pavilion BY DIANA STROUP, Vice Chargée de Presse THE VIEW OF the Manhattan skyline from the Highlawn Pavilion in West Orange, New Jersey, is noth- ing short of spectacular. The venue's name derives from the large lawn area atop Eagle Rock Reservation, where years ago pic- nickers took a respite from their trek to the plateau. During the American Revolution, General George Washington set up camp there, taking strategic advantage of the overlook. In 1903, Thomas Edison employee Edwin S. Porter filmed part of The Great Train Robbery at the site. In 1985, the Knowles family endeavored to restore a decrepit, turn-of-the- century structure called the Highlawn. They transformed the former refreshment stop into a world-class restaurant furnished with Italian antiques. New Jersey Bailliage members held their fifty-sixth annual induction dinner there on January 26. At the reception, attendees admired the views of the city lights and skyline. Executive Chef Tristan Tevrow, who was classically trained in French culinary technique, infused his menu with Asian, Latin, and Middle Eastern flavors. Vice Conseiller Culinaire Kurt Knowles paired French wines with the courses. As a unique twist with dessert, there was a choice of a nice port wine or a whiskey blend. G NEW JERSEY Highlawn Pavilion January 26, 2018 YELLOWFIN TUNA CARPACCIO Chaumeau-Balland la Grande Maison Sancerre 2016 DAY BOAT SCALLOPS Bruno Colin Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru les Vergers 2014 WAGYU SHORT RIB-TRUFFLE RISOTTO Black Trumpet Mushrooms Jean-Luc Colombo les Forots Côtes du Rhone 2011 JUNIPER-BRINED VENISON LOIN Roasted Cauliflower, Apple- Horseradish Chutney Château Saint Ange St.- Émilion Grand Cru 2012 QUINCE-ASIAN PEAR SOUP SALTED CARAMEL-CHOCOLATE TART Graham's 10-Year-Old Tawny Port High West Campfire Whiskey PHOTOS BY KEITH SLY VIce Chargée de Presse Diana Stroup, Bailli Joseph Marino, Chevalier Al Branchi, and Chambellan Provincial Stuart Goldberg. Commandeur Gail Taenzler and Officier Commandeur Paul Taenzler. Executive Chef Tristan Tevrow. Richard Misto, Chevalier John Sebastiano, and Chevalier Mickey D'Addato. BAILLIAGES 2 0 1 8 v 2 :: G A S T R O N O M E :: 63

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