The Henry Ford Teams Up with Oakwood Healthcare and 2 Lads Winery for Spring Heart-Healthy Wine Dinner

Spring into a new season and enjoy wines from one of Michigan’s premier vineyards at the Local Roots Spring Evening Dining event, taking place May 2, 2013 at Henry Ford Museum.

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Dearborn, Mich (PRWEB) April 24, 2013

Spring into a new season and enjoy wines from one of Michigan’s premier vineyards at the Local Roots Spring Evening Dining event, taking place May 2, 2013 at Henry Ford Museum. Enjoy a delicious Oakwood Healthcare-approved heart-healthy spring meal and the wines from Traverse City’s 2 Lads Winery selected and prepared by The Henry Ford’s award-winning culinary staff. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with dinner starting at 7 p.m. Tickets for this event are $65 per person.

The Henry Ford continues to be committed to serving the best fare of the season, integrating locally-sourced ingredients from our network of farmers and producers. This special heart-healthy menu will begin with Juniper Scented Smoked Trout and Roe Braised Rabbit Stuffed Button Mushroom Caps hors d’oeuvres, followed by a White Wine Gelee and Eggless Wine Meringue amuse bouche. Included in the six course menu is a Five Lily Soup and a raw salad of Baby Spinach, Leaf Kale with Asparagus Curls, Heirloom Radish, Red Onion, Walnuts and House Made Michigan White Wine Vinegar Dressing. For the main course guests will enjoy a 2 Lads Winery Red Wine Poached Beef with West Wind Mills Polenta, Wild Leeks, Baby Carrots, Fiddlehead Ferns, Green Beans, and Red Wine Essence. Finally guests won’t have to feel guilty as they finish with a heart-healthy Strawberry Macaroon dessert with Red-Wine Rhubarb Sorbet and Dehydrated Apple Chips.

As part of the evening’s events, guests will get to take home a few heart-healthy recipe cards and hear tips from two registered dieticians from Oakwood. Chris Baldyga, Owner/General Manager of 2 Lads (http://www.2lwinery.com/) will also be on hand to speak about their wines and the industry.

Reservations are now being taken for this exclusive event, which will only seat 250 guests. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call The Henry Ford Call Center at 313-982-6001. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. For more information about our Local Roots dinners, please visit http://www.TheHenryFord.org/LocalRootsDining.

About The Henry Ford
The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan is an internationally-recognized cultural destination where stories and artifacts from 300 years of America’s history bring to life the accomplishments of ordinary and extraordinary individuals alike. A national historic landmark with five unique venues, unparalleled collections and world-class expertise, The Henry Ford is a force for fueling the spirit of American innovation and inspiring a ‘can-do’ culture. Nearly two million visitors annually experience its attractions: Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, The Ford Rouge Factory Tour, The Benson Ford Research Center and The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre. A continually expanding array of content available online provides anytime, anywhere access. The Henry Ford is also home to Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school which educates 485 students a year on the institution’s campus. For more information please visit our website thehenryford.org.

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    The Henry Ford
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