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Pheasant, Quail, Cottontail Dinner with Hank Shaw

  • Proof Restaurant 1301 Locust St. Des Moines (map)

Please join us for an evening and exclusive dinner Friday October 5th, as Chef Sean Wilson and Crew Host 2013 James Beard Award winner for best Blog: Hank Shaw

Hank is on a road trip across the country to promote his newest book, Pheasant, Quail, Cottontail and making a stop at Proof. For his visit we are preparing a 4 course meal featuring techniques & recipes from his book.

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$75 per guest includes dinner and a copy of Shaw's New Book, Pheasant, Quail, Cottontail *


Reservations can be made for any time between 5pm and 10pm, but coming early or late often increases your likelihood of chatting with the chefs.

Proof’s Beverage Director Jared Giunta will put together an optional beverage pairing to accompany the meal.
* tax & gratuity not included


This dinner is by Reservation Only. Reservations can be made over the phone (515)244-0655 or in house.

Hank Shaw is the author of the award-winning wild game cookbooks Hunt, Gather, Cook; Buck, Buck, Moose and Duck, Duck, Goose. He also writes the James Beard award-winning blog Hunter Angler Gardener Cook.

Pheasant, Quail, Cottontail covers all sorts of birds, from pheasant, quail and wild turkey to lesser-known birds such as snipe and rails. It also has an extensive section on small game animals such as rabbits, hares, and squirrels. Not a hunter? This book covers the domesticated cousins of these game animals throughout. You’ll also find detailed information on how best to treat these various species in the kitchen, how to select them in the market, as well as how to pluck, clean and hang wild birds. Every purchase of this book helps our wild habitats. A portion of the proceeds of every book sold will go to help the non-profit conservation efforts of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, which will use the money to restore, maintain and expand habitat for all upland birds

Earlier Event: September 20
Proof Goes Vegan
Later Event: October 9
Closed for Private Event