Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Daveed's Hosts Four-Course Capriole Cheese and Wine Dinner

On Friday, January 16, just “Say Cheese” at Daveed’s Restaurant. Chef-owner David Cook will offer a four-course wine and cheese dinner that showcases Capriole cheeses from Indiana. Capriole’s owner and cheese maker Judy Schad will be in attendance to talk about her award-winning cheeses. Chef David has incorporated a variety of her cheeses into his dinner menu recipes and paired a wine with each course. The dinner begins at 7 p.m. and is $50 per person, plus tax and 20 % gratuity. (A $25 credit card deposit is required with the reservation and the deposit is deducted off the final bill.) Reservations are necessary and can be made by calling (513) 721-2665.

Said chef David, “It was wonderful to be able to cook with so many wonderful artisanal cheeses. I’m pleased that Judy will be here to talk with our guests that evening about how she creates her cheeses.”

The menu for the Daveed’s Capriole Wine and Cheese Dinner incorporates a variety of cheeses from this Indiana company. The menu includes:

Amuse Bouche
Truffle Petite Soup with Chevre
Wine Pairing: Gruet Sparkling, New Mexico

Baby Arugula with Chantal, Olives, Garlic, Olive Oil, Grilled Bread
Wine Pairing: Vernacchia

Roasted Root Vegetables with Sofia Goat Cheese, Medjool Date Puree
and Rosemary Tuile
Wine Pairing: Martin Codax Albarino

Kentucky Tomme “Fonduta” with Apple Bourbon Shooter,
Wild Mushroom Bread Crisp
Wine Pairing: Burgundy

Prime NY Strip Slices
With Caramelized Onion, Brussels Sprouts, Mont St. Francis, Sweet Potato Pomme Frites
Wine Pairing: Côtes du Rhône

Capriole, Inc. is a producer of artisan goat cheeses located in Greenville, Indiana. Capriole offers a line of fresh, ripened and aged cheeses made the farmstead way-by hand using only the milk from the farm’s own herd. Coveted favorites among regional farmers’ markets and gourmet retail stores, Capriole cheeses have been recognized with several national awards from the American Cheese Society and have been featured in such national publications as Saveur, People Magazine and Fine Cooking. For more information, visit www.capriolegoatcheese.com.

Daveed’s is located at 934 Hatch St. in Cincinnati, Ohio. Chef-owner David Cook offers his guests “contemporary, eclectic” cuisine with ethnic touches and French techniques. For reservations please call (513) 721-2665. More information can be found at www.daveeds.net.

No comments: