Artisan Access Holiday Dinner for MasterCard Priceless New York

On Thursday, December 15, Tasting Table hosted MasterCard's #Priceless Holiday Dinner in the Tasting Table Test Kitchen & Dining Room. Thirty lucky guests won seats at the dinner by helping spread the word about #pricelessNY on Twitter and Facebook. Guests were greeted at the door with Champagne and enjoyed custom holiday cocktails created by Suzanne Taliercio before sitting down to a five-course dinner. The menu was created and cooked by Union Square Café executive chef Carmen Quagliata and featured products from his chosen artisan, Brooklyn's Heritage Foods USA.

Artisan Access Holiday Dinner for MasterCard Priceless New York

Union Square Cafe Chef Carmen Quagliata was right at home in the Tasting Table Test Kitchen.

Artisan Access Holiday Dinner for MasterCard Priceless New York

The first course was "beetello" tonnato with puntarella and salsa verde.

Artisan Access Holiday Dinner for MasterCard Priceless New York

Chef Carmen Quagliata and Heritage Foods USA founder, Patrick Martins welcome the guests to the dinner

Artisan Access Holiday Dinner for MasterCard Priceless New York

An array of sweets courtesy of Union Square Cafe's pastry chef, Sunchar Raymond, were available after dinner.

Artisan Access Holiday Dinner for MasterCard Priceless New York

Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra played Jazz Age covers of classic holiday tunes.