Guests are welcome to wine, dine and learn more about the food and drink of the Great Northwest, focusing on Oregon and Washington, at a fundraising dinner to benefit Discovery Park of America and its mission on Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, beginning the evening with cocktails at 6 p.m.
Enjoy a four-course menu from Lupo’s Italian Steakhouse in Dyersburg, Tenn., paired perfectly with wines hand-picked by local sommelier Burt Chandler from City Liquor. Throughout the evening, Chandler gives an educational overview on how to compliment dishes with a great wine.
Smoked Salmon Bruschetta
smoked salmon, smashed avocado, arugula, citrus oil drizzle
Wine: Charles & Charles Rose from Washington
Kale & Green Apple Salad
massaged kale, green apple, red onion, Feta cheese, toasted pine nuts, currants, apple cider vinaigrette
Wine: Amity White Pinot Noir from Oregon
Cheddar-Ale Chicken Breast
breast of chicken, Tillamook cheddar cheese ale sauce, mushroom, bacon, roasted root vegetables w/ pine nut pesto, Parmesan mash potato croquette
Wine: Northstar Merlot from Washington
dark chocolate, custard, coconut & walnut crust, creme brandy whipped cream
Wine: Foris Moscato/Frissante from Oregon
This evening is also a fundraiser to benefit Discovery Park of America and its mission which is to inspire children and adults to see beyond. Guests can bid on silent auction items throughout the night, and the highest bidders will be revealed at the end of the event.
Tickets to the Cork and Fork benefit dinner are $70 for members of Discovery Park, and $80 for those who are not yet members. Not a member? Become a member to save $10 on your ticket!
Tickets are no longer available.
Sponsored by Buddy’s Wrecker Service
The mission of Discovery Park of America is to inspire children and adults to see beyond. Discovery Park of America is a 501(c)(3) public charity funded by generous individuals, corporations and foundations including its founder, the Robert E. and Jenny D. Kirkland Foundation.