Whiskey Dinner

Whiskey Dinner at The Morton Arboretum

Schedule and Location

Friday, January 11 or  Saturday, January 12, 2019
6:00 p.m.

Dine on a decadent meal perfectly paired with whiskey cocktails. During dinner, enjoy an engaging and educational talk from Jillian Farrell, a whiskey expert who has studied wine and spirits for more than twelve years. Live music and a view of Meadow Lake make this dinner a festive way to kick off the year. 
Ages 21+. 

 

2018 Whiskey Dinner - Omnivore Menu

AMUSE-BOUCHE
Muscovy duck breast, winter lentils, butternut squash puree, blackberry whiskey sauce
Paired with Classic Manhattan featuring Wyoming Whiskey
Gluten and Nut free – Contains dairy

SALAD
Bourbon poached pear, fried brie cheese, quail egg, asparagus, baby kale, black truffle vinaigrette
Paired with Macallen 12 Year Sherry Oak- Neat
Gluten and Nut free – Contains dairy. Cheese breaded in rice flour.

APPETIZER
Oven roasted sweetbreads, morel mushrooms, polenta cake, lemon-thyme, Marsala glaze
Paired with Glenrothes 12 Year Single Malt- Neat
Gluten and Nut free – Contains dairy

ENTRÉE
Porcini rubbed filet of bison, oyster mushrooms, charred broccolini, smoked tomato, beurre Rouge
Paired with Highland Park Valkyrie Single Malt- Neat
Gluten and Nut free – Contains dairy

DESSERT
Whiskey bread pudding, raisin, chocolate, walnuts, honey crème anglaise
Paired with Triple Cask- Neat
Contains gluten, nuts, and dairy

 

2018 Whiskey Dinner - Vegetarian Menu

AMUSE-BOUCHE
Barley, winter lentils, butternut squash puree, blackberry whiskey sauce
Paired with Classic Manhattan featuring Wyoming Whiskey
Nut free – Contains gluten and dairy

SALAD
Bourbon poached pear, fried brie cheese, quail egg, asparagus, baby kale, black truffle vinaigrette
Paired with Macallen 12 Year Sherry Oak- Neat
Gluten and Nut free – Contains dairy. Cheese is breaded in rice flour.

APPETIZER
Stuffed shallot with morel mushroom Duxelle, polenta cake, lemon-thyme
Paired with Glenrothes 12 Year Single Malt- Neat
Contains Shellfish. Gluten and Nut free – Contains dairy

ENTRÉE
Grilled potato, oyster mushrooms, charred broccolini, smoked tomato, beurre Rouge
Paired with Highland Park Valkyrie Single Malt- Neat
Gluten and Nut free – Contains dairy

DESSERT
Whiskey bread pudding, raisin, chocolate, walnuts, honey crème anglaise
Paired with Triple Cask- Neat
Contains gluten, nuts, and dairy. 

$90.00 member
$100.00 nonmember

Registration Information

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