WUSF 50th Anniversary Longest Table Event
 

The Longest Table, benefiting WUSF Public Media, is a dining event designed to bring people to downtown St Petersburg while generating positive media attention for St. Petersburg as well as for WUSF Public Media. The Longest Table — “Our Feast in the Street,” showcases prix fixe menus paired with custom adult beverages from the area’s finest restaurants. The Longest Table is an epicurean experience taking the most grandly set tables and placing them right down the middle of Bayshore Drive. This year’s event is in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of WUSF Public Media and is serving as a fundraiser to help sustain public media in the Tampa Bay area now and in the future.

Where & When
Location: Downtown St. Petersburg on Bayshore Drive NE from the Museum of Fine Arts to the Vinoy
Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 (Rain Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014)
Time: 5:30 Check in – 6:15 PM Grand Toast – 6:30 PM The Feast Begins
Ticket Price: Depends on the restaurant you choose
Attire: Evening casual
Event Beneficiary: WUSF Public Media

Reservations Required
Menus for each of the participating restaurants are available online at www.wusf.org/longesttable. Please select your desired dining experience by reserving your seat at www.wusf.org/longesttable or by calling (800)661-0823. Seating is limited. Guests must be 21 or older. Last day to reserve seating is April 4, 2014.

Check in and Seating
On the evening of April 10, 2014, make your way to the designated check in area starting at 5:30 PM midway between the Museum of Fine Arts and the Vinoy with your reservation confirmation to pick up your tickets. From there you will be directed to your restaurant’s tables and a host or hostess will assist you.

Parking
Public parking lots and garage parking are available. Bayshore Drive NE from the Museum of Fine Arts to the Vinoy will be closed during the event. Side streets will remain open for vehicle access. Visit downtown St. Petersburg at www.stpete.org for more information.

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Parkshore Grill

First Course
Truffle Cured Tuna
Baby Artichoke, Meyer Lemon Oil, Petite Arugula
Wine: Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Champagne

Second Course
Local Spring Vegetable Risotto
Poached Gulf Shrimp, Crispy Basil
Wine: Stag’s Leap Hands of Time Chardonnay

Third Course
Pan Roasted Niman Ranch Striploin
Maytag Blue Potato Puree, Grilled Wild Leeks, Cabernet Demi-Glace
Wine: Stag’s Leap Hands of Time Red

Fourth Course
Florida Blueberry Cobbler
Lemon Mascarpone Crema
Wine: Antinori Vin Santo

Tickets: $150 each

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Fête Catering and Ballroom at Polo Grill

First Course
Burrata with Roasted Lobster & Hazelnut Pesto
Wine/beverage to accompany the menu

Second Course
Open Flame Grilled Poussin with Zucchini Noodles & Romesco
Wine/beverage to accompany the menu

Third Course
Grilled Mongolian Lamb Chops with Sweet Soy,
Spring Onion & Shaoxing
Sheep’s Ricotta Gnocchi, Garlic & Parsley
Wine/beverage to accompany the menu

Fourth Course
Sweet & Salty Cheesecake with Cherries & Crumble
Wine/beverage to accompany the menu

Tickets: $125 each

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400 Beach Seafood & Tap House

First Course
Gulf Red Snapper Crudo
Sweet Lime, Cucumber, Cilantro, Sriracha
Wine: Pine Ridge Napa Valley Chenin Blanc

Second Course
400 Beach Salad
Mixed Greens, Feta Cheese, Jicama, Craisins, Sunflower Seeds, Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette
Wine: Montes "Limited Selection" Chile, Sauvignon Blanc

Third Course
Surf 'n Turf
Braised Short Rib & Local Gulf Shrimp
Roasted Red Pepper Polenta, Chimichuri
Wine: Kaiken, Malbec, Argentina

Fourth Course
Flourless Chocolate Torte with Key Lime Mascarpone Mousse
Wine: Petite Petit, Michael David, Lodi

Tickets: $100 each

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Mise en Place

First Course
Cannelloni of Raw Tuna and Crab, Meyer Lemon Pickled Cucumbers,
Aleppo Sea Salt, Micro Cresso
Wine/beverage to accompany the menu

Second Course
Salmorejo, Rock Shrimp Corn Avocado Pepita Salad, Cilantro Crystals
Wine/beverage to accompany the menu

Third Course
Seared Duck Breast, Pulled Duck Confit Foie Gras Ravioli, Caraway
Wild Boar Bacon Creamed Savoy Cabbage, Morello Cherry
Rhubarb Port Vinaigrette
Wine/beverage to accompany the menu

Fourth Course
Pineapple Honey Tart Tatin, Coconut Mascarpone Semi Fredo,
Blood Orange Spiced Rum Reduction
Wine/beverage to accompany the menu

Tickets:$175 each

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400 Beach Drive NE


 

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