Valentine's Wine & 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 to live music.  Each course of delectable cuisine will be perfectly paired with a spirit or wine to create a gastronomic experience you won’t soon forget.  Local favorites, The Whoozdads will provide the musical entertainment for the evening. Professional photographs by Ferguson Photography will be available (extra fee applies).  See below for full menu.  Cost for this all inclusive dinner is $130/couple and reservations are required by calling 309-782-4372.  Event subject to cancellation if minimum reservations are not met.  This event is open to the public and due to the new base access policy all visitors must pass a background check and receive a visitors pass.  More information on the new policy & the simple process to obtain a pass can be found here.

Menu:

•Variety of house made breads paired with Rod & Rifle Bourbon

•Roasted fennel bulbs, apples, pears and almonds wrapped in puff pastry served with cumin crisps, tossed with mixed greens in raspberry vinaigrette paired with Maggio Pinot Grigio

•Seared scallops*, Arborio rice & spinach cakes, fried sweet potatoes with a citrus hollandaise paired with Hess Sauvignon Blanc

•Spaghetti squash gratin served with roasted tomato-garlic and fresh basil Boursin cheese crust paired with Mirassou Pinot Noir

•Pan seared beef & pork** tenderloin served with a bourbon brown sugar glaze pancetta crackling, garlic and goat cheese smashed red potatoes, baby carrots with onions paired with Old Soul Zinfandel

 •Chocolate apple hazelnut tart with vanilla cream paired with a chocolate brownie cocktail

•Tuxedo strawberries paired with a sparkling moscato

*can be left out
**can be substituted for chicken