Reno, NV (PRWEB) January 31, 2014
Join Mirepoix USA (enjoyfoiegras.com), a leading online purveyor of foie gras, caviar, truffles, Wagyu beef and other gourmet foods, for a five-course Black Truffle and Foie Gras Tasting with paired French wines, in Reno, Nevada, on Saturday, February 15, from 6:30 – 9 pm. Mirepoix USA’s Valentine’s Day weekend special event will be held at Chez Louie, the recently opened French-inspired restaurant and concessionaire at the Nevada Museum of Art. Tickets are available through February 1, 2014, for $95 per person, an almost 25% discount. After February 1, tickets are $125 per person.
The five-courrse black truffle and foie gras menu includes two seafood courses, Sea Scallop Stuffed with Black Truffle served on a bed of Truffled Creamed Leeks and Chilean Sea Bass with Black Truffle Butter, Sweet Potato Puree and Yukon Gold Potato, both served with Montgravet Cotes Du Gascogne Blanc. The next course, Foie gras Terrine Layered with Black Truffles and Mixed Greens with Black Truffle Vinaigrette, will be served with Delas Cotes Du Rhone "St. Esprit" Rouge. The last savory course, Mini Tournedos Rossini made with Mishima Ranch Wagyu Filet, seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Madera Veal Stock Reduction, and Shaved Black Truffles will be served with Chateau Bonnet Bordeaux Rouge. The dessert will be Black Truffle and Foie Gras Ice Cream with Brown Lace Tuile. The courses will be appetizer-size, served on small plates to seated guests.
Mirepoix USA founder, Laurel Pine, said, “Black truffles will be at optimal aroma and flavor in mid February, just in time for our Black Truffle and Foie Gras Tasting. I can’t imagine a more deliciously romantic Valentine’s Day weekend event.”
The Black Truffle and Foie Gras Tasting will be held at Chez Louie, located in the Nevada Museum of Art, at 160 West Liberty Street, in Reno, Nevada. Chez Louie is the third restaurant in Reno to be opened by Mark Estee, Chef-owner of Reno’s popular modern Italian restaurant, Campo.
Tickets to Mirepoix USA’s Foie Gras Tasting and Wine Pairing Event are available for purchase on the Mirepoix USA website at http://www.enjoyfoiegras.com. Admission is $125 per person; however discounted tickets may be purchased for $95 through February 1, 2014. Join Mirepoix USA in Reno, Nevada, on Saturday, February 15, from 6:30 – 9 pm. For additional information, contact Laurel Pine at 866-992-9559.
Mirepoix USA sources the highest quality specialty gourmet foods and traditional French foods from manufacturers and importers across the United States. The company began marketing foie gras and other traditional French foods in 2004, and currently offers over 40 foie gras selections, fresh truffles, caviar, Wagyu and US Kobe beef, French cheeses, and a wide selection of gourmet gift baskets and gourmet food. In 2012, Mirepoix USA began offering live tasting events in the US and food and wine tours in Europe.