Autumn Tasting Dinner

Chef Jett Mora
  • October 8, 2021 5:00 PM

Join us for an Autumn Tasting Dinner inspired by Sean Scully: The Shape of Ideas.

Reservations available here. Please indicate tasting menu in the ‘special request’ field. 
Price: $150/person (Modern Member price); $175/person (Non-Member Price) 


Chickpea Blini, Beluga Lentils, Cashew Crème Fraiche, Carrot Slaw
Wine Pairing: Nicolas Feuillatte, Brut, Champagne, NV
Intense floral with white fruit aromas, honeysuckle, pear and sweet citrus fruits, delicate, creamy texture, appealing freshness

Red Wine Poached Pear, Veldhuizen Blue Cheese, Candied Pecan, Arugula, Cider Vinaigrette

Butternut Squash Tortelloni, Brussels Sprouts, Root Vegetable Consume, Herb Oil
Wine Pairing: William Fevre, Champs Royaux, Chablis, 2019
Very fresh bouquet with notes of citrus and white fleshed fruit, with a very slightly oaky finish, fresh and supple, marked by mineral notes indicative of the appellation

Scallops and Blue Corn Polenta, Mascarpone, Hatch Chile, and Bell Pepper Coulis

Binchotan Charcoal Grilled Hanger Steak, Confit Leeks, Shishito Salsa Verde
Wine Pairing: McIntyre, Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands, 2017
Pure, fresh, and imminently drinkable, this fruit-forward Pinot Noir delivers intense aromatics highlighted by raspberry and juicy cherry. The palate is rich and textured with layers of briary fruit accented by pepper and spice. The sleek, soft tannins and balanced acids make this the perfect candidate for a wide variety of foods.

Brown Butter Honeycrisp Apple Tart, Caramel, Vanilla Crème Fraiche Ice Cream
Wine Pairing: Honig Vineyard and Winery, Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc, Rutherford, 2018
Aromas and flavors of baked apple and spice, crème brulée, honey, lemon curd, rich, bright, and exquisitely balanced


Alcohol, tax, and gratuity is not included. 
Full table participation in the tasting menu is required.
Substitutions politely declined.
(*Wine tastings do not have to be ordered by the whole table and will be available for purchase by the glass)