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Whiskey Dinner

Whiskey Dinner at The Morton Arboretum

Schedule and Location

Friday, January 11 or  Saturday, January 12, 2019
6:00 p.m.

Dine on a decadent meal perfectly paired with whiskey cocktails. During dinner, enjoy an engaging and educational talk from Jillian Farrell, a whiskey expert who has studied wine and spirits for more than twelve years. Live music and a view of Meadow Lake make this dinner a festive way to kick off the year. 
Ages 21+. 

 

2019 Whiskey Dinner - Omnivore Menu


AMUSE-BOUCHE
 
Mascovey duck breast with winter lentils, butternut squash puree, blackberry whiskey sauce
Paired with classic Manhattan featuring Wyoming whiskey
Gluten and Nut free

SALAD

Bourbon-poached pear, fried brie cheese, quail egg, asparagus, baby kale, black truffle vinaigrette
Paired with Macallan Triple Cask- Neat
Gluten and Nut free

APPETIZER

 Oven roasted sweetbreads, morel mushrooms, polenta cake, lemon-thyme, Marsala glaze
Paired with Glenrothes 12 Year Single Malt- Neat
Gluten and Nut free

ENTRÉE

Porcini rubbed filet of bison, oyster mushrooms, charred broccolini, smoked tomato, beurre rouge
Paired with Highland Park Valkyrie Single Malt- Neat
Gluten and Nut free 

DESSERT

 Whiskey bread pudding, raisin, chocolate, walnuts, honey crème anglaise
Paired with Macallan 12 Year Sherry Oak- Neat
Contains gluten, nuts, and dairy

 

2019 Whiskey Dinner - Vegetarian Menu
 

AMUSE-BOUCHE
 
Barley, winter lentils, butternut squash puree, blackberry whiskey sauce
Paired with a classic Manhattan featuring Wyoming Whiskey
Gluten and Nut free

SALAD

 Bourbon poached pear, fried brie cheese, quail egg, asparagus, baby kale, black truffle vinaigrette
Paired with Macallan Triple Cask- Neat
Gluten and Nut free 

APPETIZER

Stuffed shallot with morel mushroom duxelles, polenta cake, lemon-thyme and Marsala glaze
Paired with Glenrothes 12 Year Single Malt- Neat
Contains Shellfish. Gluten and Nut free 

ENTRÉE

Grilled potato, oyster mushrooms, charred broccolini, smoked tomato, beurre Rouge
Paired with Highland Park Valkyrie Single Malt- Neat
Gluten and Nut free 

DESSERT
Whiskey bread pudding, raisin, chocolate, walnuts, honey crème anglaise
Paired with Macallan 12 Year Sherry Oak- Neat
Contains gluten, nuts, and dairy

$90.00 member
$100.00 nonmember

Registration Information

BY PHONE: 630-725-2066, Daily from 10:00 a.m.−3:00 p.m.

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