Nov 18 & 19, 2022

Pairings

Reserve Your Seat at One of Our Intimate Pairing Dinners!

Plan to be wined and dined

One of the most unique experiences offered at the Festival each year, are one hour seated multi-course meal paired with wine, beer, and even cocktails. Chefs and sommeliers, brewers, and mixologists work together as they prepare, present and serve guests a unique and special opportunity to communicate and discuss with the chefs their choices and decisions for the pairings.
Tickets for pairings may be purchased in advance online with the purchase of admission and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each pairing is limited to 20 seats.

Already purchased your admission tickets? Click HERE to purchase your pairing dinner separately.

ALL TICKETS ONLINE ONLY – NO ONSITE BOX OFFICE!

Participating Restaurants & Menus:

NEW

SEATING TIMES

Friday:  6:30pm, 8:30pm
Saturday:  4pm, 8pm


PRICE:

$85 per person

Solace, Comfort 365 is Chef Trimell Hawkins’ restaurant that will open next year. In this restaurant, Chef’s background in southern and soulfood is elevated by his French culinary school training resulting in flavorful French creole cuisine.  That style and the foundation of that allows Chef to use great technique while still staying true to himself and providing comfort in his cooking.  Solace will be a service focused and driven restaurant that is sure to provided an elevated tasting experience with some approachable familiarity to it.

PAIRING MENU

 

Chicken and Waffle Macaron

               Vegan Option: Smoked Maple and Sea Salt Macaron

Paired with Williamette Valley Vineyards Riesling

 

Southern Curried Yam Bisque (V)

Paired with Cambria Katherine’s Vineyard Chardonnay, Santa Barbara

 

Sweet Cornbread Panisse with Remoulade and Chow Chow (V)

Paired with Ochoa White, Spain

 

Smoked Chicken Cassoulet or

               Vegan Option: Wild Mushroom Cassoulet

Paired with Raeburn Russian River Pinot Noir

 

Beignet with Moscato Poached Pear

Paired with Chateau Gravas Sauterne, France 

 


SEATING TIMES

SOLD OUT


PRICE:

$80 per person

PAIRING MENU

 

Baked Brie Crostini

Butter Toasted Baguette, Warm Brie, Burnt Orange Marmalade, Gingered Almonds, Baby Arugula

Paired with Rodney Strong, Charlotte’s Home, 2019, Sauvignon Blanc 

 

Roasted Beet Tartare

Roasted Beets, Blood Orange-Balsamic Vinaigrette, Micro Arugula, Blackberry Goat Cheese, Crushed Pistachio

Paired with Cambria, 2019, Santa Barbara, Pinot Noir 

 

Smoked Beef Tenderloin

Coffee & Cocoa Rubbed Beef Tenderloin Smoked Over Cherrywood, Roasted Parsnip Puree, Wilted Hearty Greens, Confit Mushrooms, Veal Demi-glace

Paired with Jameson Ranch, Double Lariat, 2016, Napa, Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Local Maple Cheesecake

Woodland Farms Maple Cheesecake, Buttery Walnut Crust, Blackberry Compote, Fresh Whipped Cream

Paired with Rubus, 2019, Old Vine Zinfandel

 


SEATING TIMES

Friday:  6pm ONE SPOT LEFT, 8pm SOLD OUT
Saturday:  4pm SOLD OUT, 6pm SOLD OUT, 8pm SOLD OUT


PRICE:

$75 per person

PAIRING MENU

 

Bacon & Apple Cannoli

Apple Leather Shell, Bacon & Apple Risotto, Dehydrated Apple

Paired with Sparkling Riesling, Mari Vineyards “Simplicissimus,” Old Mission Penninsula, Michigan

 

Fall Vegetable Salad

Heirloom Carrots, Beetroot, Endive, Celeriac, Hazelnut

Paired with Rosé Blend, Can Sumoi, Penedes, Spain

 

Venison*

Roasted Venison Tenderloin, Juniper Berry, Chanterelle, Sweet Potato

Paired with Zinfandel, Valravn, Sonoma County, CA

 

Orange Marmalade Éclair

Pumpkin Butter, Ginger Ricotta Mousse, Chocolate Sauce, Vanilla Ice Cream

Paired with Moscato D’Asti, Tintero, Piedmont, Italy

 

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness. Ask your server about menu items that are cooked to order or served raw.