Tropical Tequila Dinner at Salsa 17

“Tropical con Tequila Corzo”

Wednesday, July 21
6:30 p.m.

$45 per guest

Corzo tequila, known for requiring twice the amount of agave as other luxury spirits, will be featured at a special tequila dinner at Salsa 17 in Arlington Heights. The northwest suburban Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar will host the event at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21.

Corzo tequilas (Blanco, Reposado and Anejo) will star in several inventive cocktails prepared by Salsa 17’s mixologists throughout the evening. The creative concoctions will be paired with five courses from Salsa 17 executive chef Jose Luna, including three starter courses, an entree and dessert. The full menu is detailed below.

Salsa 17’s Corzo Tequila Dinner is priced at $45 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Please call Salsa 17 at 847.590.1122 for reservations.

Tequila Pairing Dinner Menu

Cocktail: Corzo Margarita
Corzo Blanco tequila, Grand Marnier and finished with fresh lime juice

Botanas/Appetizers

Ceviche de Huachinango EstiloVeracruz
Lime and orange marinated red snapper mixed with tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and cucumbers in an orange tomato juice

Chiles Aji Amarillo Rellenos con Cola de Langosta
Stuffed ahí  chile with lobster tail and queso asadero braised in caldillo de jitomate con tequila Corzo (tomato sauce with tequila)

Ensalada Caprese
Caprese salad con jitomate reliquia de familia (heirloom tomatoes) queso panela, miel de Jamaica and vinagreta de perejil y Limón

Cocktail: Margarita de Jamaica
Corzo Blanco tequila, Grand Marnier, Jamaica infusion, cranberry juice and finished with fresh lime juice

Plato Principal/Entree

Filet Medallions
Medallones de Filete de Res
con costra de queso azul, mole de rosas, vegetables parillados y papas con chicharron gratinados con queso Oaxaca

Cocktail: Margarita de Guayaba
Made with tequila Corzo Reposado, cointreau, guava juice and finished with fresh lime juice

Postre

Pastel de tres leches de chocolate
A traditional Mexican dessert, chocolate sponge cake bathed in a creamy three milks

Cocktail: Chocolate Frio
A sweet cocktail made with tequila Corzo Añejo, homemade chocolate abuelita and mocha kaluha licor

About Corzo: The Blanco is an exceptionally elegant and flavorful tequila with notes of citrus and vanilla, best enjoyed as a sipping tequila or when prepared with the highest quality mixers. The Reposado and Anejo are the only tequilas to be mellowed prior to a third distillation, a unique method requiring twice the amount of premium agave as most brands. The result is a remarkable tequila with the perfect balance of flavor and smoothness. Demonstrating a commitment to excellence unprecedented in its category, Corzo Tequila symbolizes a progressive step into the new world of contemporary luxury spirits.

Salsa 17
17 West Campbell Street
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847.590.1122
www.salsa17.com

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