Thursday, January 28, 2010

2010 Vintner's Dinner Another CIC Student Success

TTC's Vintner's Dinner, the college's largest fundraiser, was held on January 22 nd. CIC students provide all of the cuisine and service for this black-tie four-course formal dinner with wine pairings, which was attended by almost six hundred guests.

The 2010 theme was An Evening in France with the following menu. Wines were donated by Southern Wines & Spirits.

Foie Gras au Torchon, Spiced Poached Pears, Frisée Salad, Hazelnuts, Walnut Vinaigrette
Pierre Sparr Pinot Gris Reserve, Alsace 2007

Fennel-Crusted Roasted Red Snapper, Beurre Rouge Sauce, Niçoise-Style Vegetables
Maison Louis Latour Marsannay, Burgandy 2006

Pan-Seared Filet of Beef, Crépinette of Braised Short Ribs, Bordelaise Sauce, Truffled Potato Pavé, Baby Carrots, Turnips, and Beets
Paul Jaboulet Chateauneuf du Pape, Rhone 2006

Classic French Pithiviers with French Roast Coffee Ice Cream
Reserve Maison Nicolas Sauternes, 2006

As seen, the students received a well-deserved standing ovation!

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