Boyne Area Chamber
28 South Lake St. (Map)
Boyne City, MI 49712
Ph: (231) 582-6222
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Morel Fest Wine & Dine

nelson olstromNational Morel Mushroom Festival - May 15-18, 2014

The festival features a competitive hunt, guided hunt, live music, a beer tent, a gourmet Taste of Morels, carnival rides, and much more, including the Wine and Dine gourmet dinner and wine tasting - details below. Morel Festival website.

Wine & Dine offers gourmet experience for morel lovers at the Beach House restaurant on Friday, May 16, 2014

This event is now sold out.

EVENT DETAILS - You are cordially invited to attend the 9th Annual Morelfest "Wine & Dine" at the Beach House Restaurant at Boyne Mountain (439 E. Deer Lake Road - Directions) with two seatings at 5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2014. This event is one of the highlights of the Boyne City Morel Mushroom Festival, held annually on the weekend after Mother's Day. Guests will be treated to live entertainment from Nelson Olstrom and gourmet hors d'oeuvres prepared by the Beach House paired with fine wines from Bayside Beverage. Here is the 2014 menu with wine pairings:

Beach House

  • Station 1 Morel Ragout Crostini: Sautéed morels, caramelized ramps, Boursin cheese, fresh thyme and a hint of sherry wine. Wine Pairing: M. Lawrence "Sex" Brut Rose. MI
  • Station 2 Homemade morel and ricotta cheese pierogi with an applewood smoked bacon sour cream. Wine Pairing: Chalone "Gavilan" Chardonnay. CA
  • Station 3 Asparagus and morel risotto with pancetta cracklings, cracked black pepper and shaved parmesan.Wine Pairing: Buena Vista Pinot Noir. Carneros CA
  • Station 4 Morel, leek and cheddar stuffed pork loin with a smoked tomato bisque sauce. Wine Pairing: Cupcake Merlot. Central Coast CA
  • Station 5 Grilled shrimp and morel soup shooters.Wine Pairing: Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc. Marlborough NZ
  • Dessert Station - Assorted Petit Fours

Admission is $45 per person, including tax and gratuity. Sponsors of this gourmet event are the Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce, Boyne Mountain and Bayside Beverage.

> RESERVATIONS are required - sorry 2014 is now sold out. This event sells out every year, so don't delay. Click the "Add to Cart" button on this page to purchase your tickets online or call the Boyne Area Chamber at (231) 582-6222 with your credit card information.