Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Fresh Salt Hosts Robert Mondavi Wine Dinner

Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point 

To Host Robert Mondavi Wine Dinner

Attendees at Fresh Salt's upcoming wine pairing dinner will enjoy a distinctive culinary journey featuring one of the world’s finest wines from the renowned Napa Valley winery, Robert Mondavi. You know this dinner is going to be extra special as the winery is also celebrating their 50th Anniversary!

The dinner will take place on Saturday, February 1lth and will feature the exquisite creations of Chef d’ Cuisine Gesé Rodriguez.

The evening begins with a cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m. featuring Potato Wrapped Shrimp, Scallion-Potato Cake topped with Tuna Tartar, Mushroom Croquettes, and Prosciutto-Mascarpone Tart, served with a Prima Perla Prosecco, Italy DOCG Treviso.

The five-course dinner will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pan-roasted Barramundi Fillet, which includes Lobster Risotto, Grilled King Oyster Mushroom, and Sweet Pea Sauce, paired with Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Fumé Blanc 2014.

For the second course, Chef Rodriguez will feature Porcini-crusted Veal Loin with Sweet Potato Ravioli, Caramelized Fig, Baby Zucchini, and Bourbon-Chestnut Sauce, paired with Robert Mondavi Special Selection Pinot Noir 2015.

 With the third course, guests will enjoy Scallop & Bacon – Pan-seared Scallop, Braised Pork Belly, Cauliflower-Potato Puree, Honey-roasted Baby Carrot and Plum-Merlot Sauce, paired with Robert Mondavi Chardonnay, Napa Valley 2014.

The fourth course will showcase a delicious cut of Wagyu Flat Iron Steak with Crispy-fried Yucca, Morel Mushroom and Foie Gras-Grand Marnier Butter, paired with Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 2014.

The evening concludes with the fifth and final dessert course, a Vanilla-Poached Pear layered with Mango Curd, Cream Cheese and Vanilla Sauce paired with Robert Mondavi Moscato d’Or, Napa Valley 2014.

The Robert Mondavi Wine Dinner at Saybrook Point’s Fresh Salt is $109/person plus tax and service charge.

Reservations are necessary and may be made by calling the Fresh Salt reservations line at 860.339.1327.

Seaside Wine and Spirits will be in attendance, and offer guests the opportunity to place orders for their favorite wine of the evening at specially reduced prices.

Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point

2 Bridge Street
Old Saybrook, CT  06475

Call  860.339.1327 to reserve

About Saybrook Point 

Situated along the picturesque shores of historic Old Saybrook, Connecticut, Saybrook Point features a collection of 100 elegantly-appointed guestrooms, a rejuvenating full-service SANNO spa, and casual fine dining restaurant Fresh Salt, as well as a unique waterside Lighthouse Suite. In addition, the historic Three Stories and Tall Tales luxury guesthouses offer exquisite rooms that convey the story of famous local residents. The pristine Saybrook Point Marina, a landmark boating destination conveniently located at the mouth of the Connecticut River, serves as a focal point for the Inn. More information is available at www.saybrook.com.

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