On Friday, October 25 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., guests of Match Restaurant and Lounge are invited to step into a magical evening featuring a whimsical Willy Wonka five-course pairing adventure led by Chef Orlando Parker and one of the restaurant’s spirits specialists.
Diners will enjoy an imaginative dinner featuring complementary cocktails with each pairing inspired by the limitless imagination of Willy Wonka. Upon arrival, guests will enjoy a welcome cocktail — the Fizzy Lifting Drink and Edible Wallpaper — and a Wonka Bar. The Golden Ticket within one special bar entitles the lucky winner to a complementary one-night stay at the FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel! Menu and cocktail pairings are as follows:
First Course — Charlie Bucket Family Cabbage Soup with andouille sausage, red onion, kale, and Yukon gold potatoes paired with The Willy Wonka cocktail
Second Course — Edible Garden featuring an arugula and kale salad filled with candied sweet potatoes, pecans, cranberries, sunflower seeds, and vanilla balsamic dressing served with an Oompa Loompa Margarita
Third Course — Wonkatania Boat Ride featuring pancetta-wrapped prawn coated with bourbon maple glaze and topped with spicy yogurt sauce served with a Chocolate River Martini
Fourth Course — Violet’s All-in-One Three-Course Dinner with an heirloom tomato medley and slow-roasted beef tenderloins with balsamic blueberry reduction paired with a Color-Changing Cocktail
Fifth Course — Charlie’s Chocolate Factory featuring chocolate marshmallow bars, chocolate and vanilla mousse and graham cracker pieces, assorted cake pops and the Bad Nut Cocktail
Cost is $78 per person, plus tax and gratuity; tickets can be purchased via www.eventbrite.com/e/five-course-willy-wonka-inspired-pairing-dinner-tickets-74760734369. For more information, guests may call 602-875-8080.
Date: Friday, October 25
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Match Restaurant and Lounge (address below)
Match Restaurant and Lounge
1100 N. Central Ave., Phoenix 85003