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Entertaining French Style

On Saturday, February 25, Panorama Executive Chef and General Manager Ivy Magruder presented French cuisine concepts and Mike Ward from Ward on Wine paired those dishes with the perfect French wines. It truly was a memorable event. With many delicious wines and such amazing food, how could it not be a hit.  The Farrell Auditorium was decorated with beautiful tablescapes from Editor-in-Chief of St. Louis At Home Magazine, Veronica Theodoro.

The menu was as follows:

Paris Menu

Escargots a’ la Bourguigonne

Paired with Gimonnet-Gonet Champagne

Frisée and Grape Salad with Verjus and Blue Cheese

Paired with The Furst Pinot Blanc, Alsace

Potato Wrapped Sea Bass with Thyme Creamed Leeks, Roasted Garlic Red Wine Sauce

Paired with Joseph Drouhin Pinot Noir, Burgundy

Crème Custard Napoleon with Strawberries, Caramel, Vanilla Whipped Cream, Chocolate Shavings

Paired with Sables D’Azur Rosé , Cote De Provence

Country Menu

Duck Confit Salad with Arugula, Dried Cherries, Blue Cheese and Toasted Walnut Vinaigrette

Paired with Jacques Pelvas Rosé Sparkling, Provence

Provencal Vegetable Soup with Baseil Pistou

Paired with Les Carteresses Cote Du Rhone

Traditional Marseilles Bouillabaise with Rouille, Grilled Baguette

Paired with Chapoutier Bila Haut Rouge, Rhone

Classic Tarte Tatin with Cinnamon Ice Cream, Vanilla Crème Anglaise

Paired with Chateau Pleytegeat Sauternes


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