For your home enjoyment please we are happy to share with you the main course recipe by Chef and Founder, Joachim Splichal of Patina Restaurant Group at the 66th Emmy® Awards Governors Ball. Serves 6.

Patina Filet of Beef 66th Emmy Awards Dinner

Patina Filet of Beef 66th Emmy Awards Dinner

Main Course – Filet of beef, artisan grapes, Idaho 90 potato “bone”, zephyr squash, caramelized cippolini, crisp lacinato kale


2lbs. prime beef tenderloin

5 ounces olive oil

6 medium sized russet potatoes, 4 ½ inches in length

2 large Yukon gold potatoes

2 cup milk

5 ounces butter

6 zephyr squash

½ ounce fresh basil, cut in strips

8 leaves kale

3 ounces olive oil

A pinch of nutritional yeast

6 cipollini onions

3 ounces witch fingers grapes

3 ounces cotton candy grapes

4 tablespoons finely chopped onion

1 clove garlic, smashed

1 cup red wine

1 tsp Dijon mustard


Preparation for the beef:

Season the beef with salt and pepper, and sear in a pan with 2 ounces olive oil, until caramelized on all sides

Place in oven, and cook to an internal temperature of 128 degrees

Remove from oven and let rest 5 minutes

Preparations for the red wine sauce:

Sauté the 4 tbsp. finely chopped onion over low heat for 2 minutes, then pour in the red wine.

Add the smashed garlic and 1 branch of the thyme, raise the heat, and cook until the wine is reduced by half.

Remove the pan from heat and stir in 3 ounces butter, followed by the mustard.

Season with salt and pepper


Preparation for the potatoes:

Bake the Yukon gold potatoes until cooked through, peel and pass through

a strainer or food mill, and place in a saucepot

Add milk until potatoes have the consistency of mashed potatoes

Add butter, salt and pepper and set aside

Trim the russet potatoes into bone-shaped cylinders, place in a saucepot covered with cold water, and cook very slowly until the potatoes are just barely cooked.

Let cool and carefully hollow out the center with a small spoon

Season with salt and pepper, and fill with mashed potatoes.


Bonnie Carroll