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Lemaire Signature Wine Dinner

Lemaire Restaurant
101 West Franklin Street Richmond
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Executive Chef Patrick Willis, born and raised in Goochland County (Richmond), oversees this magnificent wine pairing dinner featuring extraordinarily fresh Virginia grown ingredients. This dinner will highlight the delicious New American southern cuisine which has made Lemaire a standout destination for foodies over the decades.

What will you experience?

  • An all-inclusive multi-course wine-pairing dinner
  • You may arrive anytime after 6pm
  • Street parking is free after 6pm
  • If you want to attend the dinner and have special dietary restrictions or preferences, such as vegetarian, gluten-free or particular allergies, please e-mail Alex Papajohn at apapajohn@VariantEvents.com.  

Tentative Menu

Executive Chef Patrick Willis

Sous Chefs Bryan McClure and Brycen Woodley

 

Big Island Oysters on the Half Shell

compressed cucumber, preserved lemon, salmon roe

Williamsburg Winery “Midsummer Night’s White” Vidal Blanc & Traminette , VA ‘17

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White Almond-Garlic Bisque

sally lunn crouton, parmesan, tomato marmalade, saffron oil

MichaelShaps  Viognier, VA ‘17

♦♦♦

 

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Cake

skillet cornbread, wilted spinach, champagne hollandaise 

Ankida Ridge Chardonnay, VA ‘15

♦♦♦

 

Crispy-Skinned Wild Rockfish

virginia maple polenta, butternut squash, brussels sprouts

surry county sausage, apple cider beurre blanc

Birichino “Saint Georges” Pinot Noir Central Coast, CA ‘15

♦♦♦

 

Local Sorbet from Gelati Celesti

 

♦♦♦

 

Seven Hills Beef Striploin
potato rösti, grayson cheese, surryano ham, maitake mushroom

grilled scallions, black truffle veal demi

Primus Cabernet Sauvignon Maipo Valley, CHL ‘14

♦♦♦

 

Hubs Peanut Pie

banana whipped cream

Barboursville “Paxxito” Passito, VA ‘14

 

The Virginia Wine Expo benefits the Virginia Distillers Association and the Autism Society of Central Virginia.

All inclusive.  Price Covers Food & Drink.  21 and over only and no infants or strollers, except at the VIP Walk-Around Grand Tasting Locals Sunday Special. 

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Advance tickets will only be available for sale on this website. Tickets may be available at the door at an increased price unless sold out. All tickets to the Virginia Wine Expo are nonrefundable.

Attendees must be 21 years of age or older to attend all Expo events, except the Sunday Walk-Around Grand Tasting