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Cost: $85.00 per guest includes tax (gratuity night of)
Annual French Wine Dinner at Volo Restaurant Wine Bar - Thursday, March 12th, 2020 at 7pm
Come celebrate with us at our Annual French Wine Dinner as we raise a glass to Volo's 15th Anniversary!
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Find out why Volo is among the Top 10 Most Notable Wine Lists (Open Table) and Best Wine Bars In Chicago (Thrillist): Join us Thursday, March 12th in what has become a highly anticipated annual event, when we will be pouring stellar hand-picked boutique wines representing iconic appellations from across France paired with a sublime five-course menu created by Chef/Partner Stephen Dunne. 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
2020 Menu - 5 Course Prix Fixe with Wine Pairings
NV Langlois-Chateau, Crémant de Loire Brut, Loire Valley (60% Chenin Blanc, 20% Chardonnay, 20% Cab Franc)
Scallop; onion soubise, smoked salmon roe
2018 J. De Villebois, Sancerre AOC, Loire Valley (100% Sauvignon Blanc)
Matelote de Poissons; mussels, clams, langoustines & cod
2014 Dopff Au Moulin, Schönenbourg Grand Cru Riesling, Alsace Grand Cru AOC (100% Reisling)
Foie Gras; poached pear, hazelnut brandy
2018 Domaine Pichot, “La Peu de la Moriette”, Vouvray AOC (100% Chenin Blanc)
Cassoulet; braised pork belly, Toulouse sausage, liver crepinette
2017 Le Mas des Flauzières, Grand Reserve, Gigondas AOC (70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre)
Les Fromages; Pont l'Eveque, Cremeux de Bourgogne
2017 Mommessin, Côte Du Py, Morgon AOC, Beaujolais (100% Gamay)
Pricing: $85.00/guest includes tax (gratuity extra)
There will also be an exclusive pre-order wine purchase opportunity with special pricing at the end of the event for attendees to purchase their favorite selections from the wines featured at the dinner. Once wines arrive, guests can pick them up at Volo, and enjoy a 20% discount on food the evening they come to pick their order up.
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!
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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