Saturday, December 31
The Chopping Block at the Mart
Do something different this New Year’s Eve! Experience an incredible evening featuring the best The Chopping Block has to offer. Join us for a wine-fueled culinary fête as you eat, drink and mingle your way through this special event. Each kitchen will offer a new adventure for your palate and its own unique pairings of food and wine.
We will transform our entire Merchandise Mart location into a festive party where you will have the opportunity to taste and learn how ten different celebratory dishes are prepared. Watch our chefs demonstrate these tasty morsels while enjoying ten different varieties of wine. Enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres upon arrival and finish the night with an assortment of desserts to get you ready to ring in 2017.
Stations include: Apple and Dried Cherry Salad with Maple Dressing and Fennel-Spiced Nuts; Chestnut Bisque with Chives and Crème Fraîche; Spinach Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce; Butternut Squash Tortellini with Hazelnut Brown-Butter Sauce; Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs with Horseradish Whipped Potatoes; Roasted Rack of Lamb with Fennel and Pomegranate Glaze; Seared Scallops with Sautéed Mushrooms and Hazelnut-Herb Pesto; Chicken Cordon Bleu with Apple Cider Gastrique and Bacony Brussels Sprouts; Lobster Risotto with Fresh Herbs; Escargots with Parsley and Roasted Garlic Cream. Some of the desserts featured this evening will include Whoopie Pies; Homemade Marshmallows; Macarons; Sticky Toffee Pudding and more! 🙂