The Mushroom Festival WINE & DINE dinner will be held Friday, May 18 at the Beach House restaurant on Deer Lake. Enjoy scenic views as you experience morel inspired creations paired with wines. This event always sells out, so don't wait to make your reservations.
Tickets are $55 per person, which includes five morel-infused hors d'oeuvres, five wine tastings, tax and gratuity.
Morel Ragout Crostini: Sautéed morels, caramelized ramps, boursin cheese, fresh thyme with a hint of Sherry wine.
Pairing - Charles Smith Vineyards in Washington. “Band of Roses”
Soup: Morel mushroom, leek crème fraiche, fried parsnip chip.
Pairing - Joel Gott Pinot Noir California
Slider: Beef slider, morel bacon and ramp ragout, roasted garlic aioli, brioche bun, parsnip chips.
Pairing - Intrinsic Red Blend Washington
Pasta: Pappardelle noodles, morels, ramps, confit garlic, mushroom garlic cream sauce.
Pairing - J Vineyards Pinot Gris California
Scallop: Pan seared scallop, morel mushroom and bacon ragout, morel mushroom cream, candied top on carrot.
Pairing - Mer Soliel Chardonnay Santa Barbara
Desserts: Variety of Mini Pastries.
Make your reservation here, or call 231-582-6222.
Charlevoix County Transit is providing free transportation from the Festival Tent in Boyne City to the Beach House.
Dress for this event is best described as "dressy casual". It's a gourmet dinner, so people do tend to dress nicely - dresses or nice slacks and blouses for the ladies and khakis or nice slacks and dress shirts for the gentlemen are seen the most at this event. Have fun with it! Dress up a little and enjoy a fancy night out with us!