On Sunday, March 6th, starting at 6:00 PM, Franck's restaurant will host a special wine dinner showcasing one of California's great wine estates: Pride Mountain Vineyards
Santa Rosa-based Pride Mountain Vineyards is known for making rich, powerful wines that show great balance and finesse. These wines are some of the most critically acclaimed, vintage after vintage, and they deserve the high scores and press they receive.
Says Franck's owners, " We are thrilled to have Stuart Bryan in town to host the dinner. He is the 'Vintner’s Ambassador' for Pride and has been with the winery since its inception."
Chefs Robert Perkins of Franck's and Adam Vicker of Tuscany have created a four-course menu to compliment and showcase the four Pride wines being poured.
The menu and wine pairings are as follows:
1st course- Sashimi Big Eye Tuna, Calamari “Noodle”,
Tangerine-Peppercorn Dashi, Garlic Chips,
Baby Aromatic Herbs, Citrus Scented Hon Shimeji Mushroom
2013 Pride Mountain Vineyards Chardonnay, Napa Valley, California
2nd course- Duroc Pork Tenderloin, Winter Strawberry & Radish
Salad, Sesame - Dark Chocolate Mole, Chervil
2010 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot, Napa/Sonoma, California
3rd course- Black Tea Crusted Local Lamb Chop,
Wild Arugula, Charred Japanese Eggplant,
Roasted Beet Variations, Chile Infused Greek Yogurt
2013 Pride Mountain Vineyards Syrah, Sonoma, California
4th course- Bone In All Natural Beef Short rib,
Celery Root Puree, Plum Reduction,
Caramelized Shallot Jam, Fried Parsley
2013 Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon,
The cost is $120 for the food and wine pairings, or $75 for food only.
Reserve your spot by calling 801-274-6464 or online at FrancksFood.com