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ANHEUSER-BUSCH OKTOBERFEST BEER TASTING DINNER

Don your lederhosen and dirndl and celebrate in authentic German style with this amazing and updated menu of Oktoberfest favorites paired with the flavors of our favorite St. Louis hometown beer. The brewmaster from Anheuser-Busch returns for a evening dedicated to the beer enthusiast. Join us for brews and these traditional dishes perfect for celebrating Oktoberfest.

Slow Cooker Brats with Sauerkraut • German Meatballs in Caper Sauce (Koenigsburger Klops) • German Potato Salad • Sweet & Sour Red Cabbage • Homemade Applesauce • Black Forest Trifles

$40

Bogey Hills   |   Thurs., Sept. 26   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Angel’s Envy Bourbon presents… DIVINELY INSPIRED DINNER

Kick your meals to whole new level by adding a touch of Angel’s Envy to your recipes. Sally presents this award-winning bourbon as a distinctive ingredient in her spirited appetizer, salad, and dessert recipes. Turn your party into the event of the season.

Bourbon Buffalo Cauliflower Fritters • Brussels Sprout Salad with Apples, Candied Walnuts, & Bourbon Bacon Dressing • Fettuccine Alfredo with Smoked Mushroom Cream Sauce & Seared Salmon • Chocolate Torte with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

$42

Bogey Hills   |   Thurs., Oct. 3   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   JOIN WAITING LIST

Beam Suntory presents… CLASSY COCKTAILS & PARTY STARTERS

Start your party off right with these easy-to-prepare and impressive-to-serve finger foods. Your guests will break into smiles when they see the stunning spread on your fall party table. Then add popular cocktails for a splash of fun at your next appetizer gathering. One of the original Kentucky bourbons, Jim Beam crafts some of the world’s best-known premium brands and is a perfect base for bourbon cocktails.

Thyme Honey Peach Mascarpone Crostini • Dirty Martini Olive Dip with Grilled Pita • Crab Rangoon with Avocado Soy Cream • Wedge Salad Skewers with Candied Bacon • Brisket Sliders with Apple Fennel Slaw • Double Chocolate Brownies with Toasted Marshmallows

$50

Des Peres   |   Thurs., Sept. 19   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Boulevard Brewing Co. presents… OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATION

If you can’t make it to Munich this year for the largest beer festival in the world, join Christie for our own beer fest featuring the flavors of Germany in this Oktoberfest dinner paired with Boulevard beers. Established in1989 in Kansas City, Missouri, Boulevard Brewing Co. is one of the largest specialty brewers in the Midwest. Chef Christie Maggi uses their beers to flavor these seasonal recipes.

Beer Fontina Dip with Pretzel Ring • Loaded Brats with Mustard Cheese & Pickled Red Cabbage • Pulled Pork Stuffed Bretzel • Bratwurst Stuffed Jalapeños • German Chocolate Cupcakes

$40

Edwardsville   |   Thurs., Sept. 26   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

CALIFORNIA HARVEST DINNER

For winegrowers, harvest is the most important event of the year. We’re joining in on the end-of-harvest celebration with our own multi-course feast inspired by the flavors and wines of California. The delicious fall recipes in this sophisticated menu are perfect for a cool, crisp fall evening with friends.

Warm Fresh Mozzarella with Roasted Garlic & Grilled Bread served with McManis Family Vineyard California Chardonnay • Caramelized Beets with Chimichurri & Toasted Almonds on Tender Greens served with Love Noir Pinot Noir & Imagery Estate Winery Pinot Noir • Potato Gnocchi with Mushroom Cream Sauce & Smoked Strip Steak served with McManis Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon & Imagery Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon • Vanilla & Red Wine Custard with Chocolate & Pecan Cookies served with The Seven Deadly Zins Zinfandel

$55

Des Peres   |   Wed., Oct. 30   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

DATE NIGHT: FALL WINE CELLAR DINNER
Hands-On Class

A splash of wine adds rich, full flavor and a touch of elegance to everything on this fall menu. We’ll show you course by course how some of your favorite wines bring out the very best in these delectable dishes.

Baked Shrimp Scampi • Mixed Greens with Garlic Vinaigrette • Chicken Marsala • Pasta with Chardonnay Cream Sauce • Beef Medallions Mudega • Wine Poached Pears

$100 for each couple

Bogey Hills   |   Fri., Oct. 25   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Edwardsville   |   Fri., Oct. 4   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Southroads   |   Fri., Sept. 20   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Sat., Oct. 12   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

DATE NIGHT: DINNER & WINE – AUTUMN IN ITALY

Bring the taste of Italy to your dinner table. Paired with wine, each superb course of inspiring Italian recipes are perfect for any occasion.

Arancini de Riso (risotto balls) with Marinara Sauce served Noble Vines 242 Sauvignon Blanc • Pasta Fagioli Soup • Italian Salad & Rosemary Focaccia Bread served with Z. Alexander Brown Chardonnay • Six-Layer Meatball Lasagna with Béchamel served with Mercer Horse Heaven Hills Red Blend & Three Finger Jack Cabernet • Raspberry Gelato served with Relax Riesling

$100 for each couple

Bogey Hills   |   Fri., Oct. 11   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

John Dewar & Sons Scotch Whisky presents… HAND-CRAFTED WHISKY COCKTAILS & STEAK DINNER

Dewar’s is one of the world’s oldest blended Scotch whiskys. Slightly sweet with hints of dried fruit and vanilla and lighter in style than many of its competitors, it mixes exceptionally well – not only in cocktails but also with each of these two stunning steakhouse menus. Cocktails will be paired with each course.

Lump Crab Cakes with Apple Slaw & Grain Mustard • Caesar Salad with Parmesan Crisps & Maple Braised Bacon • Strip Steaks with Whisky Portabella Ragout, Smashed Red Potatoes with Blue Cheese & Buttered Shallots, & Baked Creamed Spinach • Cherry Cheesecake Bars

$50

Bogey Hills   |   Wed., Oct. 23   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Thurs., Oct. 24   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Potato Pancakes with Whisky Butter Braised Peppers • Salmon with White Bean & Frizzled Brussels Sprout Salad with Green Onion Dressing • Beef Tenders with Marrow Butter & Crispy Potatoes with Caramelized Onions & Bacon • Apple Turnover with Salted Whisky Caramel & Toasted Pecans

$50

Des Peres   |   Fri., Oct. 25   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Heavenly Hill Brands present… KENTUCKY BOURBON SPECIALTIES

Add a little smooth sippin’ to your fall with fine Kentucky bourbons from Heavenly Hill Distillery. Evan Williams bourbons are all handcrafted to ensure their award-winning flavors. Sample these premium whiskeys and enjoy some terrific recipes spiked with Southern hospitality.

Bourbon Tasting & Cocktails • Meatballs with Peach Bourbon Sauce • Mixed Green Salad with Evan Williams Raspberry Vinaigrette • Bourbon Kicked Chicken • Bourbon Spoon Bread • Chocolate Caramel Cake with Bourbon Caramel Icing

$42

Edwardsville   |   Thurs., Oct. 3   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Jackson Family Wines presents… A NIGHT OF PINOT NOIR

The Jackson Family Wines Collection includes esteemed estate-based wineries in the premier US growing regions of California and Oregon. Their Pinot Noirs are well-suited to pair with a wide variety of dishes – classic and ethnic cuisines and traditional foodie favorites. Chef Christie’s warming fall menu is perfectly paired with the lighter-bodied, rich fruit character components of Pinot Noir.

Assorted Cheeses served with Penner-Ash Pinot Noir • Seared Salmon Bites with Pickles Jalapeños & Apples served with Siduri Russian River Pinot Noir • Southern Fried Brussels Sprouts with Candied Lemon Purée served with La Crema Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir • Braised Pork with Cauliflower Sage Purée served with Hartford Courts Lands Edge Pinot Noir • Carrot Cake with Ginger Buttercream served with Cambria Santa Maria Pinot Noir

$55

Des Peres   |   Wed., Oct. 16   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Robert Mondavi & Simi Wineries present… RED WINES OF FALL

Fall is peak season for the matching red wines with fall harvest foods. Merlot and Cabernet are the two most popular red wines in America, but what makes each of them different and unique. Join us for a change of season pairing that highlights the uniqueness of each wine and the phenomenal richness of Christie’s menu.

Antipasti served with Robert Mondavi Private Selection Rum Barrel Aged Merlot & Robert Mondavi Private Selection Rye Barrel Aged Red Blend • Shrimp & Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs served with Robert Mondavi Private Selection Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon • Salad of Bitter Greens, Roasted Mushrooms, & White Truffle Honey Vinaigrette served with Robert Mondavi Winery Napa Merlot • Beef Tenders with 24-Hour Roasted Onions & Brown Butter Basted Brussels Sprouts served with Robert Mondavi Winery Napa Cabernet Sauvignon • Chocolate Red Wine Pecan Bread Pudding served with Simi Winery Landslide Cabernet Sauvignon

$50

Southroads   |   Wed., Oct. 9   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

TAMALES & SANGRIA 2019
Hands-On Class

Popular in southwestern and Mexican cooking, tamales – little packages of corn masa dough – are quickly becoming one of America’s favorite wrapped foods. They are inexpensive, easy to prepare, and highly versatile. Best of all, they can be made with all types of fillings and in limitless styles. It’s true that good things do come in small packages. Olé!

Rose Sangria • Roasted Tomato Guacamole with Chips • Red Chile & Pork Tamale • Wild Mushroom Tamale • Avocado Lime Crema • Fresh Pico de Gallo • Double Chocolate Pecan Tamale with Brown Butter Praline Sauce

$42

Bogey Hills   |   Sat., Oct. 19   |   6:30-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Fri., Sept. 27   |   6:30-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

WINE & DINE WITH SAUCE MAGAZINE

What’s trending on the St. Louis food scene this fall? Sauce Magazine knows. Join us for an evening of cooking, eating, and talking about fabulous recipes to serve this season. Glenn Bardgett, contributor to Sauce, will pair wines to complement each course.

$65

Des Peres   |   Fri., Oct. 11   |   6:30-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW