New Years Eve Dinner feat. Wine Wise (12/31/2016)
NYE WINE DINNER
FEATURING SOMMELIER ERICA ARCHER OF WINE WISE
Join us at Salt & Honey with Chef Jackson Yordon and Sommelier Erica Archer of Wine Wise to ring in the new year with an incredible five-course wine dinner in beautiful, Kennebunkport, Maine. Dinner and wine pairings: $96 per person. Please choose a 6:00 pm or a 9:00 pm seating.
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WINE DINNER MENU:
First Course –
Local Oysters, Champagne, and Lime Granita Pickled Peach
Second Course –
Fig, Prosciutto, Mascarpone Raviolis with White Balsamic Butter
Third Course –
Lobster Succotash, White Bean, Andouille Sausage, Caramelized Onions, Dried Wild Local Mushrooms, Sriracha
Fourth Course –
Seared Rack of Lamb, Cinnamon and Pecan Crusted, Candied Yam Puree, Balsamic Braised Chard, Blackberry Reduction
Fifth Course –
Panna Cotta, Pickled Poach Pear, Golden Raisin Puree, Pine Nuts, Nutmeg
ABOUT CHEF JACKSON YORDON:
Jackson Yordon graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Academy of Culinary Arts in Atlanta, GA. He has worked for chefs such as Kevin Rathbun of Rathbuns in Atlanta, GA and David Gwynn of Cypress restaurant in Tallahassee, FL. Yordons experience and ability to interact with all types of people transferred well into teaching culinary arts, where he could share his passion for the communal experience of cooking and sharing a meal. He began teaching culinary arts to the public in Washington D.C area. He first taught and served as sous chef at Open Kitchen in Falls Church, VA along side chef Kenneth Hughes, formally of L'Auberge de Soleil in Rutherford, California. Yordon then took his talents to Sur la Table in New York City, where he taught until moving up to Maine in the fall of 2013. He opened Salt and Honey in May of 2014 right in the heart of Dock Square in Kennebunkport, ME. Salt and Honey is an intimate restaurant focused on offering approachable comfort food made fresh.
ABOUT WINE WISE & SOMMELIER ERICA ARCHER:
Wine Wise is a Wine Education Events company founded by Sommelier Erica Archer. Archer is a true oenophile, having obtained high levels of certification in her field. In 2010, she was awarded the Wine Spirit and Education Trust Level Three Advanced Certification in Wines and Spirits (with merit), became a Sommelier in the American Court of Master Sommeliers, and received her Certified Wine Professional award from the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, California. Wine Wise takes us beyond a typical wine tasting by leading us in a discussion about a series of wines, what makes them unique and representative of their region and further. Our events team the wines with delicious foods, the catalyst to a pairing discussion in a fun and interactive environment.