Craft Beer Dinner

Glasses of different styles of beer raging in color from dark to light

Schedule and Location

Saturday, May 19, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Ginkgo Restaurant

Celebrate Illinois Craft Beer Week with a delicious 5-course dinner, perfectly paired with beers brewed by Alter Brewing Company. Learn more about the pairings and brewing process from Alter Brewing Company in Downers Grove, Illinois.

 

Beer Dinner Menu:

Amuse: Scallop Ceviche, Saffron-blood orange gastrique, kiwi foam, prosciutto, chive
Paired with Center Line (Golden Ale)

Second Course: Chilled Honeycrisp Apple Soup, bacon chutney, ginger
Paired with Alterior Motive (Midwest IPA)

Third Course: Red Endive, watercress, nectarines, Marcona Almonds, Pleasant Ridge Reserve Cheddar, Bing Cherry Vinaigrette
Paired with King Balaton (Cherry Wheat)

Entrée: Crispy Sockeye salmon, marble potato 'chips’, malt vinegar beurre blanc, ramps
Paired With Dan’s Brown (Brown Ale)

Dessert: Banana trifle, marinated bananas, dark chocolate, Chantilly cream, house made toffee
Paired with Alto Porto (Robust American Porter)

 

Vegetarian Menu:

Amuse: Grilled Romanesco, saffron-blood orange gastrique, kiwi foam, chive
Paired with Center Line (Golden Ale)

Second Course: Chilled Honeycrisp Apple Soup, fig chutney, ginger
Paired with Alterior Motive (Midwest IPA)

Third Course: Red Endive, watercress, nectarines, Marcona Almonds, Pleasant Ridge Reserve Cheddar, Bing Cherry Vinaigrette
Paired with King Balaton (Cherry Wheat)

Entrée: Crispy seared artichoke, marble potato ‘chips’, malt vinegar beurre blanc, ramps
Paired With Dan’s Brown (Brown Ale)

Dessert: Banana trifle, marinated bananas, dark chocolate, Chantilly cream, house made toffee
Paired with Alto Porto (Robust American Porter)

Fees and Admission

$85.00 member
$95.00 nonmember

Registration Information

BY PHONE: 630-725-2066, Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.
ONLINE:  Buy Tickets now

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