The Essence of Burgundy, paired with great food at the Screaming Eagle

Friends of Screaming Eagle restaurant and fans of its executive chef Erwin Huskens are invited to attend a culinary extravaganza on Saturday, April 21st, featuring a special Louis Jadot menu. As seating is limited, early reservations are encouraged.

Chefs Erwin Huskens will team up with Chef Bram Verleg, of the Flying Fishbone to create a truly impressive pairing, befitting the fine wines of Louis Jadot, a French wine company which produces and markets Burgundy wines.

The menu for Saturday will take off with Canadian lobster, accompanied by apple, curry mayonnaise and Dutch herring caviar which will be paired with Chassagne Montrachet, Domaine du Duc de Magneta, 1er Cru, Clos de la Chapelle. Then the first appetizer will deliver pan fried veal sweetbreads over mousseline sauce flavored with smoked celeriac and morel, paired with Corton-Charlemagne, Grand Cru. The second appetizer will reveal pan fried Norwegian halibut with aligot of brie de meaux cheese, and a duck liver curl over red wine reduction, paired with Gevrey-Chambertin Estournelles Saint-Jacques, 1er Cru. As the main course Grilled NY striploin of American bison will be served with sweet potatoes, haricots verts and melted café de paris butter paired with Pommard Grand Epenots, 1er Cru. For dessert, Époisses de Bourgogne cheese, served as crème brûlée, will be escorted by a cumin puff pastry and apple marmalade, paired with Corton Greves, Grand Cru.

Michael v/d Berg of the Pepia Est Wine Company, importers of Louis Jadot wines to Aruba, reports that Louis Jadot grows its own grapes operating prestigious vineyards on 380 acres in Burgundy, and producing only boutique, artisanal wines. Maison Louis Jadot was founded by Louis Henry Denis Jadot in 1859, but has in reality been in business with the Beaune and the Clos de Ursules vineyards since 1826.

As there are only 30 seats available for the Essence of Burgundy Louis Jadot patrons, reservations are a must for this special and exclusive menu and wine pairing, priced at $125+s.c +bbo, including all food and wine. Kindly call the Screaming Eagle, and look forward to a memorable night, as both head Chefs Erwin and Bram promise to make it an extraordinary experience!