Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 13, 2014
Mitchell’s Fish Market has partnered with wines from Rioja to host an “Evening in Spain” pairing dinner at 17 participating restaurants nationwide on Thursday, June 5 at 7 p.m.
“Rioja wines, which can only be produced and bottled in the picturesque northern region of Spain, have remarkable flavor profiles which perfectly complement the featured menu selections. We invite guests to join us as their taste buds journey along the coastlines of Spain,” said Will Wadsworth, Executive Chef of Mitchell’s Fish Market.
“Rioja embodies an authentic culture of wine that breathes in the lifestyle of this magical place,” said Ana Fabiano, U.S. Trade Director and Brand Ambassador for Wines from Rioja and author of the book, The Wine Region of Rioja. “We are thrilled to share our love for Rioja wines with customers at Mitchell’s Fish Market. This is a partnership we hope will continue on through the years, introducing more and more people to the vibrant region of Rioja.”
Ms. Fabiano will personally host the dinner held at Mitchell’s Fish Market in Winter Park, Florida.
The featured “Evening in Spain” menu includes:
First Course: Herb & Panko Crusted Alaskan Halibut with White Cannellini Beans, Chorizo paired with El Coto Blanco, Rioja
Second Course: Summer Berry Salad - Mixed Greens with Fresh Berries, Goat Cheese, Strawberry Vinaigrette paired with Marqués de Riscal Rosado, Rioja
Third Course: Surf & Turf Paella – Grilled Tenderloin Skewer with Shrimp & Summer Vegetable Paella paired with Marqués de Riscal Reserva, Rioja
Fourth Course: Sweet & Savory – Manchego Cheese, Bacon Marcona Almonds, Chocolate Bark, Raspberry Jam paired with Ramón Bilbao Crianza, Rioja
The featured menu will be offered at $49.99 plus sales tax and gratuity per person. Due to the exclusive nature of the dinner, reservations are required. Participating restaurants include: Mitchell’s Fish Market restaurants in Jacksonville, FL; Tampa, FL; Winter Park, FL; Carmel, IN; Louisville, KY; Newport, KY; West Chester, OH; Birmingham, MI; Livonia, MI; Rochester Hills, MI; Lansing, MI; Cleveland - Woodmere, OH; Homestead, PA; South Hills, PA; Brookfield, WI; and two Columbus Fish Markets in Columbus, OH. For location information, please visit http://www.MitchellsFishMarket.com.
About Mitchell’s Fish Market
Founded in 1998, Mitchell's Fish Market has 18 locations – including two Columbus Fish Markets – throughout Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Mitchell’s Fish Market’s delicious sea bass is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), ensuring the restaurant’s commitment to serving only the highest quality seafood available. Updated twice daily, the ever-evolving menu puts the finest and freshest seafood from every coastline on guests’ plates. For more information, visit http://www.MitchellsFishMarket.com.
Located in north central Spain, Rioja is considered one of the greatest red wine regions of the world. Rioja reds are blended predominantly with the indigenous tempranillo grape from one of the region’s three subzones – Rioja Alta, Rioja Baja and Rioja Alavesa. The D.O.Ca. Rioja administers highly sophisticated and stringent quality control in the winemaking process, from viniculture to bottling. More than 200 brands from Rioja are available for purchase in the U.S. For more information, please visit http://www.RiojaWine.com.
About Ana Fabiano
Ana Fabiano is currently the U.S. Trade Director and Brand Ambassador for the D.O.Ca. Rioja. She was the first American hired by the Embassy of Spain’s Commercial Office and became one of the three founders of Wines from Spain. For more than two decades, Fabiano has led tours of wine industry journalists and experts through Rioja, Jerez, and Penedès. In 2007, she earned a Mastery Certification in the Castilian language from The Cervantes Institute, a credential that allowed her to research and write the award-winning book, The Wine Region of Rioja.