Carlucci Hosts Wente Wine Dinner

Carlucci will host an exclusive wine dinner and fundraiser featuring Wente Family Estates wines.  Patrons will enjoy a 4-course dinner expertly paired with an array of Wente Vineyards wine, and Bridget Epp will be on hand to speak about the selection.  Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the “Engineers Without Borders” Canchias, Honduras Bridge Project.  All money raised will be matched 100% by an anonymous donor.  Menu highlights include: Swordfish Rolls, Smoked Salmon Salad and Braised Beef Short Rib (full menu and pairings below).  

WHEN: Wednesday, February 2 at 6:30 PM

COST:  $55 per person (plus tax and gratuity)

RESERVE:    Reservations required.  630.512.0990

WHERE:  Carlucci Restaurant
                       1801 Butterfield Road
                        Downers Grove, IL 60515
                        630.512.0990
                       www.carluccirestaurant.com 

MENU:

APPETIZERS
Swordfish Rolls
Bresaola wrapped asparagus with white truffle oil
“Scalloped” potato with caviar and chive
Wine Pairing
Pinot Grigio/Pinot Noir

SALAD
Smoked Salmon and cucumber salad with lemon crème fraiche and dill
Wine PairingChardonnay

ENTRÉE
Braised beef short rib with caramelized cipollini, bell peppers, potatoes, garlic, oregano, and braising juices
Wine Pairing
: Cabernet Sauvignon

DESSERT
Coconut cream and peaches baked in a rich cream cheese tart shell served with Grand Marnier crème anglaise
Wine Pairing
Riesling

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM
Friday: 11:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Saturday: 4:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Sunday: 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Bar remains open until close.

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