SARASOTA, Fla. — Bijou Garden Café is pleased to announce its first wine dinner of the year on Wednesday, Jan. 18 from 6:30 – 9 p.m.
Presented by executive chef Christopher Covelli, the evening will consist of a six-course dining experience, expertly paired with award-winning, estate-grown Bordeaux wines from Vignobles Sullivan. Michael Kasper, director of national sales, will be in attendance and guests will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with him.
Limited to only 50 guests, the evening will begin with a reception that features select appetizers, including bacon and quail egg spoons with white truffle remoulade. The five-course meal will be comprised of vadouvan chicken; pan seared scallop course with Pernod and fennel puree, and pickled red onion; milk bread cube with mushroom, shallot and mustard mousse medley; sliced entrecote, fondant potatoes, winter squash and bordelaise sauce; and canelé with blackberry gelee, cassis and sea salt creme glacée for dessert. Throughout the evening, each course will be expertly paired with Bordeaux wines, including Château Auguste 2021 Grand Rosé, Château du Parc 2015 Saint-Émilion Grand Cru and Château Gaby 2010 Silver Label.
The all-inclusive wine dinner is $185 per person, which includes tax and gratuity. For reservations, call Bijou Garden Café at 941-366-8111 or email email@example.com.
About Bijou Garden Café
Located at 1287 First Street, Bijou Garden Café has offered fine dining with an intimate and inviting ambiance in the heart of Sarasota’s theatre and arts district since 1986. The seasonally inspired menu offers diners a mix of French and Californian cuisine. The 134 seat restaurant encompasses multiple dining areas, including a charming courtyard for dining al fresco. Situated in a beautifully-restored 1920s era gas station, the restaurant is regarded for its commitment to passionate service by the staff and a continued culinary legacy of excellence. For more information, visit bijougardencafe.com.
About Vignoble Sullivan Wines
Vignobles Sullivan is a culture-driven importer of wines with quality, personality and value. Representing four esteemed vineyards across one of the finest winegrowing regions in the world, Vignobles Sullivan is dedicated to sharing the story of the all-natural winegrowing region of Bordeaux. To learn more, visit www.sullvin.com.
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