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Don Julio Tequila Events at Zocalo

Tequila Dinner and Tequila Tasting

Don Julio Tequila Dinner
Monday, December 12
6:30 p.m. cocktail reception, 7 p.m. dinner
$45 (plus tax and gratuity)

Don Julio Tequila Tasting
Tuesday, December 13
6:30 p.m.
$25 per person (all inclusive)

This December, Zocalo Restaurant and Tequila Bar is holding back-to-back Don Julio tequila events.

On Monday, December 12, Zocalo will host a three-course, Don Julio-themed tequila dinner (menu listed below) featuring authentic Mexican cuisine and tequila pairings. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by the dinner at 7:00 p.m. The event, led by a representative from Don Julio, includes an open bar of Zocalo margaritas, beer and wine. The fee to attend is $45 per guest, plus tax and gratuity. Limited seating is available. Please call Zocalo to reserve a place in the Don Julio dinner.

The following day, Tuesday, December 13, Zocalo will host its monthly tequila tasting from 6:30-8 p.m.  Led by Zocalo’s resident tequila ambassador, Victor Baheza, the Don Julio tasting will feature two specialty cocktails, passed appetizers, and a sampling of blanco, reposado and anejo tequila – all set to live Latin music. A raffle will be held for participants to win Zocalo gift cards and bottles of Don Julio tequila, complete with tequila locker service. The all-inclusive fee is $25 per person. Please call Zocalo to reserve a spot in the tequila tasting.

Don Julio Tequila Dinner
Monday, December 12

First Course: Sopa de Flor de Calabaza
Creamy zucchini blossom soup served with oaxacan cheese-herb crostini
Paired with Don Julio Blanco

Second Course: Grilled Porkchop
A tender, grilled porkchop finished in a chipotle-citrus salsa and accompanied by a white sweet potato puree as well as a seasonal watercress-beat salad sprinkled with candied pecans
Paired with Don Julio Reposado

Third Course: Chayote Cheesecake
A velvety chayote cheesecake drizzled with a guava sauce and topped with berry compote
Paired with Don Julio Añejo

ZOCALO Restaurant and Tequila Bar
358 W. Ontario
Chicago, IL 60610
312.302.9977
ZocaloChicago.com

 

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Feliz Año Nuevo at ZOCALO Restaurant and Tequila Bar

Multi-Course Dinner with Drinks, Live Music and Midnight Tequila Toast

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Table reservations at 7:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.
A la carte dinner menu offered

Table reservations at 9:00 p.m. or 9:30 p.m.
Three course dinner and drinks package
$65 per guest

9:00 p.m. to Midnight
Drinks only package
$30 per guest

Feliz Ano Nuevo! On Saturday, December 31, ZOCALO Restaurant and Tequila Bar will host a festive fete that includes three celebratory dining and beverage choices: traditional a la carte dinner service, a dinner and drinks package (with three courses, specialty cocktails, live music, DJ, dancing and Midnight tequila toast) and a three-hour, bar only package.

Dinner Service
Table reservations are offered at 7:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. Zocalo’s complete dinner menu (and specials) will be available.

Dinner and Drinks Package
With seatings offered at both 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., the create-your-own, three course dinner will include any appetizer, entree and dessert from Zocalo’s special New Year’s Eve dinner menu. This dinner package also includes beer, house wine and margaritas (traditional, passion-mango, blood orange, prickly pear or hibiscus flower). The price is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

Three Hour Drink Package
For those looking to simply enjoy cocktails, a three-hour bar package will be offered from 9:00 p.m. – Midnight. The libations include beer, house wine and margaritas (traditional, passion-mango, blood orange, prickly pear or hibiscus flower). This option is priced at $30 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

Entertainment
The Latin band “Jugo de Mango” will perform live, starting at 9 p.m., followed by a DJ spinning Afro-Cuban and Brazilian rhythms until 2 a.m. As the clock strikes midnight, a Don Julio tequila toast and party favors will be enjoyed by all. Zocalo will offer a cash bar until 2 a.m. and Don Julio drink specials will be featured all night.

Reservations for New Year’s Eve are recommended. Please call Zocalo to make arrangements to celebrate.

ZOCALO Restaurant and Tequila Bar
358 W. Ontario
Chicago, IL 60610
312.302.9977
ZocaloChicago.com

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Tequila Distillery Event at Zocalo Restaurant and Tequila Bar

Don Julio in the Spotlight at December’s Tequila Tasting

Thursday, December 16, 2010
6:30-9:00pm

$20 per person

Mexico’s national spirit will get the attention it deserves during Zocalo Restaurant and Tequila Bar’s monthly tequila distillery events. This spirited soiree will highlight different tequilas through informal tastings, specialty cocktails and Zocalo’s flavorful Mexican fare.

Don Julio Tequila will be in the spotlight on Thursday, December 16 from 6:30-9:00pm. Passed appetizers from Zocalo’s menu will keep tequila tasters in the game, while live Latin music will set an upbeat vibe. The cost to attend Zocalo’s Don Julio Tequila tasting is $20 per person, which includes two specialty cocktails, the tequila tasting (Anejo, Reposado, Silver), passed appetizers and a raffle ticket for a chance to win Zocalo gift cards, bottles of Don Julio Tequila and more.

Zocalo’s weekly “Dine at Nine” promotion will also be in effect, offering half-off all food items after 9:00pm (must make a reservation and mention offer). Glasses of Sangria and Citrus Cazuelas will be $5 and all appetizers will be half-price in the bar area from 5:00-7:00pm.

Please call Zocalo for tasting reservations (recommended, not required).

ZOCALO Restaurant and Tequila Bar
358 W. Ontario
Chicago, IL 60610
312.302.9977
http://www.zocalochicago.com

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