In case you are going to be in Seattle on March 5, or you are lucky to be living in the Seattle area, you may want to sign up for this delicious looking dinner from John Howie Steak in Bellvue. The food menu looks very rich; Muscovy duck breast, Wagyu beef… The wines are from the prestigious Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars in Napa Valley, plus some of these wines are poured as a vertical tasting! The press release is below.
Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars wines
Bellevue, Washington – A limited amount of lucky guests will get the red carpet treatment on Tuesday, March 5th, at John Howie Steak in Bellevue, when the award winning chef prepares an incredible menu paired with the top selling wines of Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars. He will be joined by Tim Duncan, Executive Vice President for Silver Oak Winery, and Managing Partner of Twomey Winery, overseeing all production of these critically acclaimed wines.
Silver Oak has focused solely on producing exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon for over 40 years. Each Cab, produced from either their Napa Valley or Alexander Valley vineyards, is distinctive, food friendly and aged to be drinkable upon release. Founded in the ‘70’s by Raymond Twomey Duncan and Justin Meyer, the wines are aged exclusively in American oak. In 1999, the Duncan family created Twomey Cellars with winemaker Daniel Baron. It also has two wineries: one in Calistoga and the other in Healdsburg, where Merlot, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc are produced using classical French technique.
Proprietor and author John Howie, together with Chef Mark Hipkiss, have designed an opulent six-course dinner, as follows:
Humboldt Fog & Roasted Beets
Candied hazelnuts, chevre vinaigrette, baby greens
Twomey, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa, CA 2009
Torchon of Foie Gras
Grapes three ways
Twomey, Pinot Noir ‘Bien Nacido Vineyard’, Santa Maria Valley CA 2009
Alaskan King Salmon
Spring chanterelles, creamed leeks, reduction
Twomey, Merlot, Napa, CA 2008
Seared Muscovy Duck Breast
Duck confit risotto, sweet peas, black truffle
Silver Oak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, CA Vintages from 2004, 2005 and 2006
Dry Aged Australian Wagyu Zabuton
Porcini jam, Stilton potato cake, braised carrots, jus
Silver Oak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, CA Vintages from 2004, 2005 and 2006
5 year Reggiano Parmigiano
Dried fruit jam, walnut crisp, red wine honey
Sweets and Truffles
Where and When
The Silver Oak and Twomey winemaker’s dinner on Tuesday, March 5th, will start at 6:30 pm, is priced at $195.00 per person (tax and gratuity are additional), with limited seating. John Howie Steak is located in The Shops at The Bravern at 11111 NE 8th Street, Suite 125, Bellevue, Washington. For reservations please call Wilma Manchester at 425-440-0878. Available seats will be allocated on a first contact, first serve basis.