Join us March 19th at 6:30pm for a magnificent evening at Montaluce as we celebrate Montaluce being featured at the James Beard house in NYC. Chef Steven Hartman will be previewing the 5 course menu he’ll be preparring for the James Beard Foundation event. The cost is $100 per person ($170 in NYC). Seats are limited, so call 706-867-4060 for reservations.
James Beard Foundation Menu
hour d’ oeurves:
crispy whipped mead, chicken liver mousse, honey roasted peanuts. *2010 montaluce, mead
pickled ga shrimp: house cured rainbow trout roe, sesame cracker.*2009 montaluce, primoro
benton’s bacon pound cake: sweet and sour huckleberries, maple crème fraiche. * 2009 montaluce, risatta
on the table:
house cured ham and buttermilk biscuits, whipped butter, peach jam. *2009 montaluce, viognier
pickled beets-whipped spinning spider goat cheese, sorrel, house made vinegar, extra virgin olive oil. * 2009 montaluce, tramonto
georgia lamb terrine-radish pods, persimmon preserve, mint. * 2008 montaluce, cabernet sauvignon
bramlett farms trout- baby bok choy, smoked trout, sorghum. * 2009 montaluce, chardonnay
riverview farms slow cooked pork shoulder -spring onion, young mustard greens, rhubarb. * 2008 montaluce, centurio
local organic farm fresh egg custard- crème caramel, candied pecans. * 2009 montaluce, dolce
Check out this intro to Montaluce on Youtube!
American wine aficionados know that a winery renaissance is taking place across North Georgia, where a new wave of vintners is producing wines of truly exceptional quality. One such winemaker is Maria Le Roux of Montaluce Winery, who will be pairing her vineyard’s offerings with the artisan-inspired cuisine of executive chef Steven Hartman.
See the post at http://www.jamesbeard.org/?q=node/2665
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Listen to the girls squeal!
I cannot say that the ladies came out to the middle of north Georgia in January because I made a flight of sparkling wine on the menu but I can honestly say that there were squeals of delight from said women upon the discovery of a sparkling wine flight. Hugh Heffner would be proud. He would never expect women to go without arguably the best treat in the world…Sparkling wine. May I remind you of the names Thomas Mario uses in the Playboy’s New Host and Bar Book circa 1971 for the bubbles: “nosetickler,” “gigglewater,” “fizz,” and “bubbly.” Sexy stuff. So here is the bubble flight:
Check out the full posting at http://behindbarscocktailblog.blogspot.com/2011/01/listen-to-girls-squeal.html
Check out the AJC’s Food and More Blog which describes our new Catch, Clean & Cook program as a “true river-to-table” experience. Join Chef Steven Hartman for a truly unique culinary experience. Perhaps the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your food & outdoor enthusiast loved ones. http://tinyurl.com/625n5wv
Join us Valentine’s Day weekend for a fabulous 5 course wine dinner at Montaluce. Voted #1 Romantic Restaurant in Georgia by subscribers of opentable.com, Montaluce is THE place to celebrate your love with that someone special. Executive Chef Steven Hartman will be preparing an amazing 5 course dinner with available wine pairing options. The cost is $75 per person. Please call 706-867-4060 for more information.