“Vive la France”
A wine and food event presented by Jackson’s Steakhouse
For the 9th year, Jackson’s Steakhouse is proud to once again present a wine and food tasting, “Vive la France,” on Thursday, July 12, at 5:30 p.m.
Bastille Day is the French national holiday, la Fête du 14 juillet. It commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789, an act that led to the conclusion of the French Revolution and the beginning of French independence.
With Bastille Day serving as the inspiration for the tasting, our own Jean Pierre N’Dione has hand selected four stellar French wines to complement a selection of classic French dishes as prepared by Chef Irv Miller. The featured presentation for the evening is as follows:
Spring onion soup with pesto, tomato concasse, and fried eggplant croutons paired with Gerard Bertrand Cremant de Limoux Thomas Jefferson Brut Rose, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, 2012
Cedar-wood smoked salmon dip with fresh dill and caper aioli featuring local greens, tarragon vinaigrette, grilled French bread and Bill-E’s lardons paired with Gerard Bertrand Cote des Roses Rose, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, 2016
Seared sea scallop grenobloise Ala Meuniere; brown butter, lemon Supremes, capers, parsley, with roasted pepper and leek rice paired with Georges Duboeuf ‘Flower Label’ Pouilly-Fuisse, France, 2015
Beef tornedo with Bordelaise sauce, zucchini and summer squash gratin with herbs de Provence and La bon Vie Chante cheese, cabernet reduction sauce, and fresh chives paired with Baron Phillipe de Rothschild Mouton Cadet, Bordeaux, France, 2015
Blueberry clafouti with crème Anglaise, Chantilly cream, ‘Blueberry Explosion’ (DeLuna Winery) reduction sauce, and pecan streusel
The event cost is $75 per person (plus tax and gratuity) and will include four wines and five courses. Seating is limited; reservations required. Be sure to make yours by calling Jackson’s Steakhouse, (850) 469-9898.