Evoking the traditional flavors of Jewish cuisine in an upscale setting, award-winning chef Todd Ginsberg and his team from Atlanta’s The General Muir presented their Jewish Deli Inspiration Dinner at the James Beard House in New York City on Saturday, September 26.
Drawing from The General Muir’s New York deli-style menu, Ginsberg put together a meal that showcased comforting flavors in an innovative and elevated presentation without the typical pastrami sandwiches and matzo balls. The 2015 James Beard Award semifinalist presented a late summer menu that transitioned the diner gently into fall, highlighting fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Cava in the Garden
Ginsberg and his team began the dinner with passed hors d’oeuvres, accompanied by Spanish cava in the back garden.
First Hors d’Oeuvre
One of the hors d’oeuvres was a cold roast veal bite on pumpernickel with caviar and horseradish crème fraîche.