Wednesday, April 18, 2012

A Wine Dinner at The Wine Cooperative with Mike Benzinger presenting his sustainable and organic wines - Tonight!

Chef Xavier is always a gracious host to visiting chefs. 

The Cooperative is pleased to present special guest Mike Benziger as we celebrate his wines with a special pairing menu. Our good friend Chef Xavier of The Ronald Reagan Building hosts tonights wine dinner. 

The Wine Cooperative is located on the Concourse level of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center adjacent the Federal Triangle Metro entrance.

Benziger Family Wine Dinner 

Amuse Bouche
Sautéed Duck Foie Gras with Orange Organic Quinoa, Kumquat Sauce
Benziger Chardonnay

Second Course
Warm Snail Flamiche Tart with Wild Watercress, Basil Emulsion
Benziger Pinot Noir

Third Course
Pan Roasted Sturgeon Fillet with Coconut Mango Red Himalaya Rice Pilaf, Braised Baby Bok Choy, Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce
Benziger Cabernet Sauvignon

Fourth Course
Pan Seared Wagyu Beef Tenderloin with Celery Root Mash and Pencil Asparagus Fricassee, Black Mission Fig Sauce
Benziger Tribute

Warm Almond and Plum Tart, Sea Salt Caramel Sauce
Benziger Muscato