If you are a mushroom connoisseur, fan, or even a newbie in the world of edible fungi, then you are in for quite a treat on Saturday, September 22nd. The Masters of Food and Wine returns this fall season with an Autumn Mushroom Chef’s Table Dinner which will take place at the Park Hyatt Washington DC’s award-winning Blue Duck Tavern at 7pm.
Join Executive Chef Sebastien Archambault and Chef de Cuisine John Melfi, along with Bryan Irwin, of the R.L. Irwin Mushroom Company, for a specially prepared Chef’s Table dinner featuring recently foraged chanterelle and field mushrooms at the peak of their season. Located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, the family owned Irwin Mushroom Company has been shipping fresh mushrooms since 1946.
This 5-course ‘Masters’ dinner, complemented with a selection of a limited-production, specialty wines from Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa Valley, California, will start with an assortment of American Cheese & Charcuterie, chosen by Park Hyatt Washington’s resident Cheese Specialist Lisa Hviding, followed by Mushroom Tart with Hazelnut Oil; Seared Sea Bass with Gold Chanterelles & Sunchokes; and Dry-Aged Rib-Eye with Sauteed Field Mushrooms, Potatoes, Garlic, and Black Truffle Sauce. Rum Baba Cake with Fruit Minestrone and Housemade Creme Fraiche, served with Seasonal Ice Cream and Sorbet complete the dinner.
Tickets are priced at $155 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuities. For additional information or to reserve your seats, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1 202 419 6768.
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