Gibsons Oak Brook Hosts Charles Krug Wine Dinner

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Oak Brook announces the next event in their 2011 Sommelier Dinner Series with a five-course Charles Krug Wine Dinner hosted by Peter Mondavi Jr. on Thursday, June 16 at 6:30 PM.  Executive Chef Brian Key has created a special menu that is perfectly paired with a selection of wines from Charles Krug (complete menu is available below).  Reservations are required. 

The first winery in the Napa Valley was founded in 1861 by Charles Krug.  Charles Krug Winery concentrates on handcrafted red Bordeaux varietals from Napa Valley appellations under the stewardship of the Peter Mondavi Family.  Peter Mondavi Jr. is the second son of Peter and Blanche Mondavi and grandson of Cesare and Rosa Mondavi, the Napa Valley pioneers who purchased the historic Charles Krug winery in 1943.  As co-proprietor with his brother Marc, he works closely with their father, Peter Sr., on issues of strategic importance, including stewardship of all the winery’s brands.

WHEN: Thursday, June 16, 2011
                6:30 Reception, 7:00 Dinner 

COST:   $99 per person, tax and gratuity included 

WHERE: Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse – OAK BROOK
                   
2105 Spring Rd
                   
Oak Brook, IL  60523
                   
630.954.0000
                   www.gibsonssteakhouse.com 

MENU:            

HORS D’OEUVRES 
2010 Sauvignon Blanc
King Crab Tacos
Avocado, Lettuce, Citrus Salsa
Baby Brie En Croute
Apricot Chutney, Toasted Almonds

ENTRÉE
2009 Chardonnay Carneros
Citrus Cured Halibut, Micro Radish Salad, Citrus Tobiko, Carrot Vinaigrette

2007 Pinot Noir
Pan Seared Breast of Duck, Duck Confit Ravioli, Parsnip Puree, Micro Asparagus, Cherry Reduction

2008 Merlot
Grilled Irish Organic Salmon, Roasted Cauliflower, Pea Tendrils, Miso Butter

2006 Cabernet Sauvignon
Gibsons USDA Prime Angus Strip Loin, Bone Marrow Mashed Potato, Hon She Medji Mushrooms, Blackberry-Ancho Sauce 

DESSERT
Zinfandel Port Lot XIII
Vanilla/Honey Pound Cake, Wild Berries, Poached Meringue, Port Syrup

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