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Sake Brewer Dinner at Quince

Four-Courses by Chef Andy Motto, Paired with Sake

Friday, November 4, 2011
6:30 p.m.
$75 per person (not including tax and gratuity)

Quince restaurant in Evanston will host a four-course sake dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, November 4. This special dinner will be led by sake brewer Hitoshi Ohai,President of Chokaisan. The menu, prepared by Executive Chef Andy Motto and Sous Chef Josef Dugolenski, features four exquisite dishes that pair perfectly with the subtle and elegant nature of sake.

The complete sake dinner menu is outlined below. The fee is $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

Seating is limited and reservations can be made by calling Quince at 847.570.8400.

Sake Dinner Menu

Amuse:
Duck Spring Roll
Paired with Dewatsuru Kimoto Junmai

Appetizer:
Bass with Winter Roots
Paired with Chokaisan Junmai Ginjo Nigori

Entree:
Waygu Shortrib, Lemongrass, Coconut Sticky Rice
Paired with Minato Harbor Yamahai Futsuushu

Dessert:
Sweet Squash Consume, Pumpkin Custard
Paired with Silk Deluxe Junmai

Quince
1625 Hinman Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
847.570.8400

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Garden to Table Dinner at Quince

Food Off Their Vine Paired with Wine

Thursday, September 8
6:30 p.m.



$45 per person

Quince restaurant maintains two on site gardens, one on the roof of The Homestead Hotel, and one in front of the restaurant, just off the veranda. This season is the second year of the “Quince Garden Project,” and a September celebratory garden to table dinner will feature the homegrown bounty.

On Thursday, September 8, Chef Andy Motto and his culinary team will mark the end of the growing season with a three-course dinner that utilizes the garden’s fruit, vegetables and herbs. Quince wine director Scott Quint will pair wine with each of Chef Motto’s garden fresh courses. The menu is below.

The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. The cost to attend is $45 per guest. Please call Quince to book your reservation.

Garden to Table Dinner Menu
First Course
Heirloom Tomato Napolean: goat cheese, thyme, pastry

Second Course
Poussin: heirloom carrots, tropea onions, natural jus

Third Course
Lemon Verbena Fried Ice Cream with seasonal garnish

Quince Restaurant
1625 Hinman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 570-8400
QuinceRestaurant.net

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Vinic Wine Shop Hosts Dinner at Quince

Motto’s Cuisine Paired with Local Specialty Store’s Wines

Tuesday, August 30
6:30 p.m.

$75 per person, all inclusive

Quince restaurant and Vinic Wine Company wine shop, both located in the heart of Evanston, will join together for a three-course wine dinner on Tuesday, August 30. Starting at 6:30 p.m., Sandeep Ghaey of Vinic Wine Company will lead a wine-and-dine event featuring Barnett Vineyards wines. Executive Chef Andy Motto has created a menu that pairs with each of the varietals, including chardonnay, pinot noir, merlot and caberent.

For reservations, please call Vinic Wine Company at (847) 773-7000 or email info@vinicwine.com. The $75 fee is inclusive of tax and gratuity.

MENU

Barnett Vineyards Chardonnay
Duo of Spring Rolls passed

First Course
Barnett Vineyards Pinot Noir
Chicken and Savory-Stuffed Zucchini Blossom artichoke, olive, tomato

Second Course
Barnett Vineyards Merlot
Beef Tongue and Cheek potato, onion, corn, beans, red wine sauce

Third Course
Barnett Vineyards Cabernet
Tomato Napoleon cucumber, basil, burrata, goat cheese

Quince Restaurant
1625 Hinman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 570-8419
QuinceRestaurant.net

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Fine Vines Wine Dinner at Quince Restaurant

Thursday, July 28

6:30 p.m.

$65 per guest

Fine Vines representative, Frederick Brown, along with in-house wine director, Scott Quint, will lead a three-course wine dinner on July 28. Fine Vines is a local company that imports and distributes artisanal wines.

Starting at 6:30 p.m, wine dinner guests will enjoy a welcome reception, followed by dinner and a discussion of wine. The menu, created by Chef Andy Motto, is below.

Please call Brenna at Quince restaurant to reserve a place at this event. Tax and gratuity is not included in the $65 fee.

Fine Vines Wine Dinner Menu

Reception
Bugey Cerdon
Crispy Duck Spring Roll

Course One
2008 Erzetic Rebula
Langoustine Roe, Oyster, Stone Fruit

Course Two
2007 Piaugier Sablet “Les Briguieres”
Lamb Sweetbreads, Tomato, Zucchini Blossom

Course Three
2007 Bernard Fouquet Vouvray Girardieres Demi-Sec
Stone Fruit Dessert

Quince Restaurant
1625 Hinman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 570-8419
QuinceRestaurant.net

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Stone Brewing Co. Beer Dinner at Quince

California Craft Beer Poured and Paired

Tuesday, April 26
6:30pm

$45 per guest

Quince restaurant will welcome Stone Brewing Co. for a beer dinner on April 26. Aaron Tyrell, Chicago’s regional representative, will lead dinner guests through three Stone brews, paired with three courses crafted by Chef Andy Motto. The fee to attend the event is $45, tax and gratuity not included.

The beer dinner menu is outlined below. Please call Quince for reservations. To learn more about Stone Brewing Co., visit StoneBrew.com.

Stone Brewing Co. Beer Dinner Menu

Course One
Iberico-Serano Ham young garlic, pistachio, egg
Stone “Levitation” Ale, Escondido, CA

Course Two
Ribeye honey, bee pollen, yuka, potato
Stone “Ruination” IPA, Escondido, CA

Course Three
Candied Stone Fruits oats, herbs
Stone “Cali-Belgique” IPA,  Escondido, CA

Quince at The Homestead
1625 Hinman Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201
847.570.8400
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