Valentine's Wine and Spirit Pairing Dinner

Show your special someone how much they mean to you by treating them to a romantic evening at the historic Arsenal Island Clubhouse.  This delightful evening will include drinks, dinner and dancing.  Each of the seven courses of delectable cuisine will be perfectly paired with a spirit or wine to create a gastronomic experience you won’t soon forget.  Professional photographs by Ferguson Photography will be available (extra fee applies).  See below for full menu.  Cost for this all inclusive dinner is $65/person and reservations are required by noon on February 9th by calling 309-782-4372 for guaranteed seating.  Social hour starts at 5:30, dinner at 6:30 and then dancing until 10.  Event subject to cancellation if minimum reservations are not met.  This event is open to the public and island access restrictions have been waived.


-Course #1:
Boursin Cheese Roasted Vegetable Crostini paired with JR Ewing Bourbon

-Course #2:
Belgian Endive-Arugula Salad with Grilled Asparagus and Quinoa Relish
paired with Chateau Julian Pinot Grigio

-Course #3:
Butternut Squash Bisque Served in a Fresh Herb Bread Bowl paired with Appothic White

-Course #4:
Shrimp and Crab Au Gratin Stuffed in a Red Potato with Tomatillo Coulis paired with Dark Horse Pinot Noir

-Course #5:
Grilled Beef Tenderloin Seared Duck Breast Served with a Red Wine-Maple Glaze, Sweet Potato-Spinach Cakes and Green-Yellow Squash Julienne paired with Chateau Julian Royal Red

-Course #6:
Vanilla Pound Cake with Blueberry-Raspberry Cream paired with Forbidden Secret White Chocolate Liquor

-Course #7:
Chocolate Covered Strawberries paired with Champagne