On Saturday March 12th, Fresh Salt, located at the Saybrook Point Inn in Old Saybrook, Connecticut will host a unique food and wine event featuring everything french. The event will provide guests with the opportunity to enjoy wines and cheeses from France and guests will also experience a French culinary journey with entrees and desserts prepared by Chef’s Bill Titus and Gese.
The evening will begin with a display of French cheeses courtesy of Fromage Fine Foods in Old Saybrook and will be paired with Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut. Christine Chesenak, proprietor of Fromage will be on hand to present the cheese and also offer expert advice during the evening. Robert Rustico and Stephanie Lamison from Connecticut Distributors will be the guest wine speakers for the dinner.
The dinner will open with a first course featuring Coquille Saint Jacques (Scallops Gratinee) paired with Domaine Charly Nicolle, Chablis v. 2013, followed by a Classic Coq Au Vin, paired with Domaine Christophe Cordier, Julienas Vielles Vignes v. 2013.
The main entrée of the dinner features Roasted Wild Boar Rack with Braised Beluga Lentils, Ratatouille and Caramelized Baby Pearl Onions, with Currant Demi-Glace’. The Boar is matched with Chauvenet-Chopin, Bourgogne Rouge v. 2013. The evening concludes with an outstanding Pear Clafoutis with Roquefort complemented by Perrier-Jouet, Blason Rose.
Seaside Wine and Spirits from Old Saybrook will be in attendance, and guests can place orders for their favorite wine of the evening at specially reduced prices.
The Homage to Fromage wine dinner at Saybrook Point’s Fresh Salt is $99.50/person plus tax and service charge. If you would like to experience this French food and wine event, please call (860) 339-1318 for reservations.