Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Meat Market's Summer Series Mondavi Dinner 6.25.13

I went to the first dinner in their Summer Series and it was outstanding.  You can see my recap here.   Chef Brasel's menu for the second dinner sounds even better. 

Meat Market CELEBRATES 100th anniversary of ROBERT MONDAVI’s BIRTH
Summer Series Continues June 25, 2013 with Four-Course Wine Dinner
Meat Market and chef/co-owner Sean Brasel, second dinner in their Summer Series will take place on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.  Teaming up with Robert Mondavi Winery in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the legendary winemaker and innovator’s birth, guests can expect Brasel’s modern cuisine paired with some of Mondavi’s specialty and reserve wines.   

The four-course dinner menu and correlating wines (plus reception), priced at $95 per person, excluding tax and gratuity follows:

Selection of Passed Hors d’oeuvres

Local fresh tile fish ceviche spoons
Smoked salmon roulades filled with Boursin cheese
Seared lamb tenderloin on crostini with olive jam
Mexican spice crusted tuna medallions topped with cured lemon and truffle horseradish
Ruffino Prosecco

First Course
Loin of rabbit wrapped in pecan wood-smoked bacon, summer peach puree,
fiddlehead ferns and rapini sauté
2011 Fume Blanc Reserve, To Kalon

Second Course
Great Plains buffalo tartar, black truffle caviar grilled garlic toast and
deconstructed “devil” egg, yolk gel
2010 Pinot Noir Reserve, Carneros

Third Course
Snake River Farms wood-grilled Wagyu flank steak, sliced and served over
veal belly, pancetta, chorizo and Shimeji mushroom ragout, spicy Maryland Blue Crab salad
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville
2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Oakville

Fourth Course
Molten white chocolate lava cake with trio of ice creams –
roasted strawberry, dulce de leche and chocolate chunk
2011 Moscato d’Oro, Stag’s Leap District

Robert Mondavi established his namesake winery in 1966 in order to fulfill a lifelong dream: challenging himself and his fellow winemakers to elevate California wine, and Napa Valley wine in particular, to create outstanding vintages that would stand in the company of the world’s finest. His wines would reflect their origins and offer the fullest expression of his Napa Valley vineyards, including the jewel of the valley, To Kalon. Nearly 50 years later, his dream has been more than realized, with Robert Mondavi Winery esteemed by critics and wine lovers worldwide.

Meat Market is located at 915 Lincoln Road on South Beach. 

 Reservations for the Robert Mondavi wine dinner are limited and can be made by calling (305) 532-0088www.meatmarketmiami.com   

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