Join Chef Matt Beach at the Chef’s Table Sunday, January 12th at 6pm: 4 Openings

There are four openings for Chef Matt Beach’s Open Chef’s Table. The menu and accompanying wines look absolutely beautiful and, after having sampled Chef Matt’s Warm Apple Tarte Tartin, I can honestly say I would go just for the tarte alone!

Treat a date or guest to a lovely evening of warm and wonderful hospitality, and an equally as wonderful dining experience!

Open Chef’s Table – Sunday, January 12
6:00 p.m.
$75.00 per person
Great time to use that beach gourmet
gift certificate!
Open Chef’s Table – Sunday, January 12
6:00 p.m.
(Most tables sell out within 24 hours)!
Please join us for beach gourmet’s
 Open Chef’s Table
(You can sign up for one place or all 12)

Hors d’oeuvres

Wine: Adami Vignetto Giardino single vineyard, premier cru Prosecco

The Veneto, Italy



 Mesclun greens, oranges, pistachio, and goat cheese with champagne vinaigrette

Wine: Cellar de Roure Cullerot Bianco

Valencia, Spain





Spiced Duck breast with Port-cherry sauce, crispy potato, and roasted green beans

Wine: Domaine de Cristia 2010 Chateuaneuf-du-Pape

Southern Rhone, France


Warm Apple Tart Tatin

Wine: Mas Amiel Muscat de Rivesaltes

Languedoc-Rousillon, France

The Open Community Chef’s Table

Here is how it works. There are twelve seats available at the table.  You can reserve as many seats as you like.

Take one or take all twelve seats and invite your friends to join you. Your personal dining experience begins at 6:00 p.m. when you arrive at Savour Wine and Cheese for hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting at the wine machines.

Dinner begins at 6:00 p.m. when you join your dining companions (whomever has bought the other 11 seats) for a four-course meal, each course paired with tasting-portion wines chosen by our in-house expert, Kathleen Erickson Morgan.

Call today to reserve your seat.  You can use a credit card to reserve your place and we will  not charge it until the day of the event.  If you choose to pay by check, make it out to Beach Gourmet.  


Checks will be held until the evening of the event.  (As this is such a small gathering, we must charge for no-shows, or cancellations within the 24 hours prior to the event.  Just call and let us know).

Price per seat is $75.00  Wine is served in tasting portions, and is complimentary.  (MA Meals Tax and gratuity not included).  As always, if you have a food allergy, please inform your server.  We look forward to sharing this great event with you!

Chef Matt Beach and
Kathleen Erickson Morgan
(Co-owner of Savour Wine and Cheese)
beach gourmet – 978 282-1414
Savour – 978 282-1455

Chef Matt Beach’s Best Apple Tarte Tatin

Chef Matt Beach’s Sublime Dinner ~ continued

Matt Beach Apple Tarte Tatin ©Kim Smith 2013Individual little apple tarte Tatins hot and fresh from the oven

For the Chef’s Table dinner that I was so very fortunate to recently attend, Chef Matt Beach prepared simply the most delicious apple tarte Tatin you could possibly imagine.

A tarte Tatin is a tart cooked upside down and made with fruit (typically apples) that have been caramelized in butter and sugar prior to baking. The recipe originates from the Centre Region of France, a rich agricultural area where many tree fruits are grown. Peaches, plums, pears, and apricots may also be used to make the tarte.

Matt Beach Apple Tarte Tatin -3 ©Kim Smith 2013

Matt Beach Apple Tarte Tatin -2©Kim Smith 2013Flipping the tartes from the ramekins

Matt Beach Apple Tarte Tatin -6 ©Kim Smith 2013.

Warm and ready to serve

Matt Beach Apple Tarte Tatin -5 ©Kim Smith 2013Chef Beach served the apple tarte Tatin with his equally as wonderful salted caramel homemade ice cream.

Beach Gourmet is a full-service catering company. They have a passion for sharing good food and friendship. And they know how to throw a great party! Their primary business is Catering and Event Management for parties large and small. Additionally, they have a thriving Personal Chef business, working for clientele they care deeply about and with whom they have grown to regard as both client and friend.

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hotel_tatinHotel Tatin, Lamotte Beuvron, France 

End Note ~ Legend has it that apple tarte Tatin was originally created by Stéphanie Tatin in the 1880s at the Hotel Tatin, located in Lamotte Beuvron, France, and which is still in operation. Visit this fabulous website Friends of the tarte Tatin for more information, the history of, and for a recipe as close as possible to the original 19th century apple tarte Tatin recipe.

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Chef Matt Beach’s Sublime Dinner