Wilson Popenoe Avocado Dinner

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

The Slow Food Convivium of Miami cordially invites you to a Special Dinner to celebrate the nomination of the Wilson Popenoe Avocado to the Ark of Taste!

Date:    September 19th, 2007
Time:   6:30 pm
Location:  Cohiba Brasserie
1930 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33134 (map)

Price:  $70 per person, inclusive of tax and tip.  $20 will benefit Slow Food Miami, a not-for-profit organization.

Reservations must be paid in advance by calling Kristin of Whisk Gourmet at 305-877-6562.

Seating is limited to 60.

About this dinner:
Chef Roberto Ferrer, of Cohiba Brasserie, has created a menu that reveals the mystique of avocados, the depth of their flavor and creaminess.

The dinner will feature delicious organic wines from Bonterra in California, paired with the exotic menu.  We wish to thank the generosity of Bonerra Wines and Stacole Wines.

Menu:
Avocado Gazpacho
Bonterra 2006 viognier

Jumbo Lump Crab Ceviche topped with Avocado Tartar
Bonterra 2006 Sauvignon Blanc

Plantain Encrusted Hogfish topped with Avocado Salsa
Bonterra 2005 Chardonnay
or
Grilled Loin Lamb Chops served on Avocado Mashed Potato
Bonterra 2002/2003 McNab Biodynamic Red Table Wine (A blend of Cabernet Saugvignon, Merlot, Petite  Sirah)

Chef Ferrer’s Dessert
Bonterra 2005 Muscat

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