Uncorked is scheduled for Feb. 6, 2009 at 7pm. Don’t miss this great food-and-wine event. I’ve been to several of these dinners–they do a great job. Plan on getting a room, tho’. It’s just too much fun!!
The Beauty of Chocolate, Created by Executive Chef Maggie Burns
First Course: Chocolate Hazelnut Soup. A wonderful combination of vegetable stock, onions, leeks roasted hazelnuts and bittersweet chocolate blended with cream. Garnished with leek and goat cheese relish and orange oil
WINE: Roederer Estate Rose N/V
Second Course: Chocolate Sushi. Nori filled with rice, cucumber, Umeboshi plums and a savory chocolate tapenade. Served with wasabi and pickled ginger.
WINE: Andeluna Torrontes
Third Course: Crab Cake. Served on fresh mixed greens and draped with a white chocolate hollandaise.
WINE: Angeline Pinot Noir
Fourth Course: Beef Tenderloin with Chocolate Mole Sauce. Tenderloin rubbed with a combination of cocoa, ancho chili powder, cayenne pepper and salt, then seared. Served medium rare with chocolate mole sauce and accompanied by sweet potato puree.
WINE: Kenwood Sonoma Cabernet
Dessert: Chocolate Layer Mousse Cake
WINE: Quady Deviation
Cost is $70 per person, including tax and gratuity.
Ask about the “Uncorked with a Room” package. Call reservations at 1-800-478-0400 for more information.
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