Reserve Spot Now For ‘Autumn in Tuscany’ Dinner!

KIWANIS News:

The Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos is thrilled to announce the menu for its second annual wine dinner fundraiser. The special event starts with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Dixie Girl Restaurant, 1789 Central Ave.

“Autumn in Tuscany” is this year’s theme for the wine dinner. Irby Wood, Regional Sales Rep for Majestic Wines and nephew of legendary winemaker Jess Jackson of Kendall Jackson Winery is hosting the dinner. As the expert Sommelier, he will be on hand to describe each of the special wines being served with each course.

Reservations are required as space is limited and filling fast. The cost is $100 per person. To reserve seats for this “not to be missed” event, call Karen Kendall at 412-3793 or email kbkendall@yahoo.com.

Autumn in Tuscany” menu:

Apperitivo (5:30-6:30 p.m.)

Italian cocktails Negronis, Campari Sanguinea, Aperol Adriatique  
                Prosecco & Beers
                Classic Italian Bar Snacks

Antipasti

                Eggplant rollatini with goat cheese & pesto
                Grilled Portabellos with arugula & parmigiano

Primo

                Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Secondo (both entrees are gluten free)

                Sea Scallops alla Caprese & Lemon Risotto
                     or
                Brasato al Barolo (Beef Short Ribs) with Polenta & Horseradish Gremolata

Dolce

                Butterscotch Budino with caramel sauce & Maldon sea salt
                     or
                Pumpkin date tart with bourbon gelato

Digestivo

                Grappa, Amaro & Limoncello

The “Autumn in Tuscany” wine dinner is an opportunity to enjoy an elegant meal, great wine, beautiful music and wonderful company. The Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos is sponsoring the fundraiser to help support its community service projects and educational scholarships. Last year’s event raised more than $5,500.

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