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Cru vs. Brew 2015

  • Womans Club of Upper Montclair 200 Cooper Avenue Montclair, NJ, 07043 United States (map)


Chef Shawn and Laurel & Sage are excited to be a part of this year's Crew vs. Brew event.  Five local top chefs each bring you a delectable course to be paired with both wine and beer.  Then you be the judge - which pairs best!


Amuse Bouche  
(Four delicious nibbles)
1st Course
Chili Rubbed Swordfish
w/ Sweet Potato Crab Meat-Scallion, Tri-citrus Beurre Blanc
Chef: Shawn Paul Dalziel (Laurel & Sage)
Paired with Firestone Walker Bretta Weisse vs. TBD

2nd Course
Homemade Penne Pasta in Lamb Ragout
w/ Goat Cheese, Kalamata Olive, Basil Pesto.
Chef: Ariane Duarte (Ariane Kitchen + Bar)
Paired with Firestone Walker DBA vs. TBD
3rd Course
Roasted Chicken Breast
w/ House-made Smoked Cremini Mushroom Sausage, Magnalitsa Bacon, Brussels sprouts, Kabocha pumpkin, whole grain mustard
Chef: Corey Heyer (Bernard’s Inn)
Paired with Firestone Walker Agrestic vs. TBD
4th Course
Meat Course
Chef James Laird (Restaurant Serenade)
Paired with Firestone Walker Reginald Brett vs. TBD
'Stout Forest'
Oatmeal Stout Cake, Milk Chocolate Cream, Dark Chocolate Oat Crumble, Preserved Sweet and Sour Cherries
Chef: John Sauchelli (Maritime Parc)
Paired with Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin vs. TBD

Tickets are $170 per person and are available on the Amanti Vino website.  This charitable event donates all proceeds to Intensive Therapeutics, an organization specializing in occupational therapy for children with special needs.