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A Belgian Beer Dinner Extravaganza

By William Brand
Wednesday, May 25th, 2005 at 10:18 am in Uncategorized.

Bruce Paton, executive chef at Cathedral Hill Hotel, 1101 Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco has been holding dinners almost monthly matching great craft beer with well-made food.

Cathedral Hill beer chef Bruce Paton.

But the next one — June 20 — tops them all. I’m gonna’ be there. Why not? Four of the most creative brewers in America will be there with their best Belgian-style beers. Here’s the menu:

The Cathedral Hill Hotel Presents
An American Belgian Beer Extravaganza
Featuring Four of the Premier Brewers of this style in the United States
Monday June 20, 2005
Vinnie Cilurzo of Russian River Brewing
Peter Bouckaert of New Belgium Brewing
Tomme Arthur of Pizza Port Brewing
Rob Tod of Allagash Brewing
6:30PM
RECEPTION
Chef’s Hors D’Oeuvre
Russian River Sanctification
7:30PM
DINNER
Seared Foie Gras with Vanilla Scented Yam Puree, Fleur de Sel and Reduction of Golden Balsamic Vinegar
Allagash Four and Russian River Damnation

Jumbo Day Boat Scallops with Dungeness Crab Salad, Truffle Corn Emulsion and Osetra Caviar

New Belgium Saison and Pizza Port Mo Betta Bretta

Beer Braised Angus Short Ribs, Celeriac Potato Mash, Baby Spinach and Port Wine Glace

Russian River Supplication and New Belgium La Folie

An Assortment of Whipped Artisan Cheeses with Roasted Beets and Spiced Croutons

Allagash Curieux and Pizza Port Cuvee de Tomme
$75 inclusive of tax and gratuity
ACF Certification Point for Education
Bruce D. Paton CEC
Call the CAPC Office 415-874-3900
Please Reserve by June 15th

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