Annual French Wine Dinner at Volo Restaurant Wine Bar - Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 7:00 pm
Come celebrate with us at our Annual French Wine Dinner when we raise a glass to our 13th Anniversary!
Find out why Volo is among the Top 10 Most Notable Wine Lists (Open Table) and Best Wine Bars In Chicago (Thrillist): Join us Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 in what has become a highly anticipated annual event, when we will be pouring stellar hand-picked boutique wines from across France paired with a sublime six-course menu (actually seven) created by Chef/Partner Stephen Dunne and house-made dessert. The event will take place in Volo's cozy urban/chic dining room and bar located in charming Roscoe Village.
Arrive early and enjoy an aperitif with Wine Director & Managing Partner Jon Young for what is sure to be an event full of exciting wines, great food, and good cheer!
Guest Arrival 6:45pm, Seating 7:00pm, Dinner Served 7:15
Hamachi Cru; ginger, apple, coriander
Pairing: Charles de Fère, Réserve Blanc de Blancs, Loire
Scallop; pickled maitake mushroom, asparagus, langoustine cardinal sauce
Pairing: 2016 Pont de Gassac Blanc, Vin de Pays de l’Herault
Duck; seared foie gras, confit thigh, duck demi-glace
Pairing: 2015 Chateau de Pierreux, Brouilly
Ris De Veau; crispy sweetbreads, bacon, chicory, endive, quail’s egg
Pairing: 2015 Domaine Guillemard-Clerc, ‘Les Parties’, Bourgogne Blanc (“Baby” Puligny-Montrachet)
Daube; Provençal stew with pork belly and house-made sausage
Pairing: 2013 Famille Perrin, ‘l’Andeol’, Cotes Du Rhones Villages Rasteau
Livarot, fig, brioche toast
Pairing: 2014 Couly Dutheil “Baronnie de la Madeleine”, Chinon
Pairing: NV Pierre Ferrand, Pineau des Charentes
$74.00/guest includes tax (gratuity night of)
Advance online ticket purchase is recommended. All size parties welcome. Besides just having a love for great food & wine, this is an ideal event to share with friends, celebrate a special occasion, surprise your favorite Francophile, treat an important client or reward staff! Thank you.
About Chef Partner Stephen Dunne: Before arriving in Chicago, Stephen worked in celebrated restaurants in New Orleans, Las Vegas, & San Francisco in addition to training at the 3-Star Michelin Restaurant Lucas Carton in Paris. Once in Chicago, he took over Chef de Cuisine positions at Spago Chicago, and then the recently opened MK. Stephen & Jon joined forces in 2005 to open Volo. This year’s menu will reflect his love for and passion for French food & wine.
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