“The Future of Tucson Cuisine” dinner with GUT at the Carriage House


September 18, 2018
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By Jackie Tran
By Jackie Tran

This menu reflects the best of what is current in Tucson along with what to expect in the future

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The Gastronomic Union of Tucson (GUT) is hosting a five-course dinner to highlight “the Future of Tucson Cuisine” at the Carriage House from 6 – 9 p.m. on Sunday, September 23.

If you’re not aware, GUT is the collaborative venture of over 30 local chefs and food professionals highlighting Tucson’s food heritage and dynamic culinary scene.

This menu will reflect the best of what is current in Tucson along with what to expect in the future. It will draw on influences of Tucson’s myriad peoples and cultures, along with the continuously-developing farming, ranching, gleaning, fishing, cultivating, and foraging practices that shape the way we eat.

Seating will be limited and is $75 per person. Tickets are available at gutucson.org.

Highlighted Chefs at The Future of Tucson Cuisine Dinner

The Future of Tucson Cuisine Dinner Menu

Hors D’oeuvre
  • Pozole Soup Dumpling
  • Beyond the Valley of the Pot Roast
  • Pork Pâté Tamalitos + Pickled Vegetables
First Course
  • Sonoran Sunset Mezzaluna, Honey + Chamomile Goat Cheese, Tohono O’Odham H:al Squash, Sage, Creosote Pavlova, Cured Egg Yolk, Tequila + Lime + Achiote Beurre
Second Course
  • Ceci N’Est Pas Un Taco
    • Sonoran White Wheat, Fried Beet, Huitlacoche
    • Yucca + Enoki Curry Adobado, Crispy Plantain, Tomatillo
    • Guajillo-Garlic, Habanero-Curry, Avocado-Thai Basil Salsas
Third Course
  • Sous Vide/Smoked Carrot, Fried Sweetbreads, Black Truffle and Shiitake Raviolino, Beef Heart Bottarga, Puffed Black Rice Cracker
Dessert
  • Chocolate Olive Oil Smoked Mesquite Cake, Worcestershire Pecan Streusel
  • Fromage Cremeux with Candied Apple
  • Cilantro Margarita Sphere
  • Dueling Coulis

The Carriage House is located on 125 S. Arizona Ave. For more information and to make your reservation, visit gutucson.org

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Jackie Tran is a Tucson-based food writer, photographer, culinary educator, and owner-chef of the food truck Tran’s Fats. Although he is best known locally for his work for Tucson Foodie, his work has also appeared in publications such as Bon...

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