A Choreographers’ Feast

Presented by the SPAC Action Council

MondayJuly 117:00 PM


Program Notes

7PM-8PM | Cocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres
8PM-10PM | Dinner

Presented by the SPAC Action Council

All proceeds benefit New York City Ballet’s summer residency @ SPAC

An exquisite multi-course dining experience with culinary creations inspired by choreographers whose works will be performed this summer as part of New York City Ballet’s residency at SPAC

Hosted by Joe Donahue
Photo display by Paul Kolnik, renowned NYC photographer

Join us for stories, cocktails and merriment in support of New York City Ballet’s residency at SPAC

Conceived and curated by Meryl Rosofsky
In association with CULINARYARTS @ SPAC

Tables of 6, 8 and 10 are On Sale Now, in addition to single reservations for $325. Purchase tickets here.

Interested in supporting this event as an underwriter or sponsor? Contact Heather Varney at hvarney@spac.org today!


Culinary creations inspired by the choreographers of the 2022 NYCB season @ SPAC:

George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham, Justin Peck, Jerome Robbins, Jamar Roberts & Pam Tanowitz



A champagne greeting in honor of Mr. B

Robbins’ Rum Sidecar

Peck’s Favorite Negroni


Land to Sea Charcuterie

House-cured meats, salume, sausages, smoked Hudson Valley duck, local cheeses, house-pickled ramps & fiddleheads, local organic vegetables and more


Hand-Passed Offerings

Wild Mushroom Tartlets

Locally foraged mushrooms in homage to Cunningham and his partner John Cage

Smoked Trout Rounds

Adirondack smoked, on cucumber rounds with Balanchine’s horseradish crema

Cocktail Franks with Balanchine’s Spicy Mustard, Plain & Simple

Pigs in a blanket all dressed up

Merce’s PB & J Bites

Saratoga Peanut Butter, Anna Mae’s local preserves


First course

Robbins’ Red, White & Green Salad

Locally grown watercress & cherry tomatoes, avocado, Roquefort dressing


Main course

Robbins’ Pas de Deux

Garlic-Rubbed Flat Iron Steak, Shrimp with Onion & Oregano,

Balanchine’s Saratoga Horn of Plenty Green Sauce


Jamar/Justin Duet (Vegetarian)

Summer Vegetable Parmesan (Roberts) and Gnocchi with Homemade Red Sauce (Peck)



Pam’s Potatoes Au Gratin

Robbins’ Sauteed Spinach with Pine Nuts & Sesame Seeds



Pam Tanowitz’s Grandma Millie’s Famous Apple Cake

Local strawberries, whipped cream



The Pines@SPAC

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