Stanza Italian Bistro & Wine Bar’s first whiskey dinner of 2018 combines the best from celebrated High West Distillery paired with Chef Jonathan LeBlanc’s five-course tasting menu of lauded beef from Snake River Farms on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Cost is just $85 per person (or $55 per person without whiskey pairings). Reservations are a must and can be made by calling 801-746-4441. Reservations may be made on www.stanzaslc.com, but a notation about the whiskey pairing dinner needs to be included.
The pairing of Chef LeBlanc’s menu of the Snake River Farms beef and High West whiskey cocktails include five courses: Kurobuta Pork Belly paired with the Rye Boulevardier; American Wagyu Skirt Steak with a Rye Sour, an intermezzo of Apricot Orange Blossom Sorbet; American Wagyu Teres Major with a Prairie Manhattan; and a final course of High West Double Rye Brownie Sundae paired with a Boyscout cocktail.
“We deliberately selected some of our favorite classic cocktails in order to showcase the whiskey better. We kept is simple, so the high quality of the High West whiskeys really shines through and you get a truer pairing.” says Hillary Merrill, general manager. “I love American whiskey and its versatility in cocktails with the various nuanced flavors that pair so well with Chef LeBlanc’s food.”
Stanza is located at 454 East, 300 South in Salt Lake. Reservations can be made by calling 801-746-4441, email@example.com or by visiting www.stanzaslc.com.
$85 Five-Course Wine Dinner includes:
Kurobuta Pork Belly: jalapeño-corn maque choux, parsnip puree, pepper jelly
Paired with Rye Boulevardier: Double Rye, sweet vermouth, capelletti
American Wagyu Skirt Steak: Rendezvous Rye chipotle chimichurri, cilantro-pesto whipped potatoes, vegetable pearls
Paired with Rye Sour: Rendezvous Rye, lemon, honey, bitters lab habañero
Apricot Orange Blossom Sorbet
American Wagyu Teres Major: American Prairie glazed pearl onions, smoked cannellini beans, roasted red pepper preserve
Paired with a Prairie Manhattan: American Prairie, Ransom vermouth, Angostura
High West Double Rye Brownie Sundae
Paired with a Boyscout: Campfire, Chocolate bitters, simple, orange
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