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Tasting Menus

For the ultimate culinary journey, a tasting event is a true food experience!

The following are a few of our popular tasting menus, however, we can create a tasting menu especially for you, just tell us how many guests, your likes and dislikes, and Chef Tim will create an evening of delecious tastes.

The Spring Harvest Tasting
Chef McLaughlin's Tour of Early Spring Flavors

Amuse Bouche
Truffled Crème Brulee
Morel Mushroom
Thyme Oil

Start
Chardonnay Glazed Halibut
Tarragon Grits
Crisp Pancetta

Soup
Roast Garlic & Artichoke
Venison Fore Shank
Rosemary Essence

Green
Grilled Baby Heart of Romaine
Missouri Goat's Cheese
Cippolini Onion

Refresh
Chilled Strawberry Pate
Rhubarb Straws
Champagne Broth

Main
Bison Tenderloin Au Poivre
Yukon Gold Duchess
Cabernet Reduction

Finish
Decadent Chocolate Cake
Guava & Muscat Emulsion
Minted Crème Anglaise

The Hickory Fire Tasting
Chef McLaughlin's Tour of the Wood Burning Grill & Smoker

Amuse Bouche
Grilled Asparagus Tips
Poached Quail Egg
Thai Chili Hollandaise

Start
Grilled & Chilled Madagascar Prawns
Stolichnaya-Tomato Aspic
Horseradish

Savor
Smoked Arctic Char
Miso Butter Sauce
Truffle & Honey

Crisp
Grilled Hearts of Palm
Meyer Lemon & Oregano
Frisee & Tomato

Refresh
Smoked Sugarcane Blackberry
Champagne-Mint Consommé
Pop Rocks

Main
Grilled Elk Tenderloin
Wilted Garlic Greens
Teriyaki Smoked White Peach

Finish
Smoked Black Mission Figs
Cardamom Almond Ice Cream
Sherry Glaze

The "E" Tasting
Chef McLaughlin's Engaging Entrance

Enlighten
Oyster on the Half Shell
Strawberry Mignonette
Blueberry-Cucumber Puree

Encounter
Port Glazed Foie Gras
Truffle & Wild Mushroom Ravioli
Micro Arugula Salad

Enkindle
Citrus Grilled Florida Grouper
Roasted Hearts of Palm
Tempura Blackberry

Enrichen
Surf & Turf
Potato Encrusted Lobster Claw
Soy Glazed Bison Tenderloin
Meyer Lemon & Marsala

End
Bananas Foster
Tahitian Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Chocolate Truffles