New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Mattison’s Forty-One in Sarasota, Florida introduces the exquisite six-course Silver Oak Wine-Pairing Dinner Party in the Galleria private dining room at 8pm with the following menu:
1st Course – Reception with Hors d’oeuvres & Champagne; 2nd Course – Roasted Skate Wing with Lobster Nugget served with braised Swiss chard, roasted fennel, and brown butter served with a 2013 Twomey Cellars, Sauvignon Blanc; 3rd Course – Pistachio Crusted Duck Breast, pan seared with sweet potato-pork belly hash cake, and orange infused demi served with a 2012 Twomey Cellars, Pinot Noir; 4th Course – Sumac Crusted Elk Loin with truffle risotto, blackberry-peppercorn demi, spiced carrot purée served with a 2006 & 2010 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley; 5th Course – Classic Châteaubriand with a Choron sauce, bone marrow potato mash, roasted Brussels sprouts served with a 2005 & 2009 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa; 6th Course – Walnut Crusted Gorgonzola Cheesecake with fig-walnut compote served with a Taylor Fladgate 20 Year Port.
This event features the rare opportunity to enjoy four vintages (2005 Napa Valley, 2006 Alexander Valley, 2009 Napa Valley, 2010 Alexander Valley) from the Silver Oak Library Collection paired with a Chef Paul Mattison six-course dinner menu. Chef Paul Mattison presents Tiffany Frasier from Silver Oak, who attends the evening to guide guests through these very special wines. The Silver Oak Wine-Pairing Dinner Party offers live music by “Taylor & Larry” from 8:30pm to 12:30am and includes decorations, and lots of fun. Seating is very limited and reservations are required. The cost is $150 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
Also new, the main dining room at Mattison’s Forty-One is open for à la carte seating for lunch from 11:30am to 2pm and for dinner from 4:30pm all evening long with live music by “Jenna & The Soulicious Groove” from 8pm to midnight in the Lounge. There is no cover charge but reservations are highly recommended. A select Mattison’s Forty-One dinner menu is available along with New Year’s Eve drink and dinner specials.
Mattison’s Forty-One, 7275 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231 telephone 941.921.3400, mattisons.com