Frank Bonanno helps kick off DU's Vin Festival tonight
The University of Denver is hosting its fourth annual Vin Festival this week, with food, wine, music and arts courtesy of the Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality. Chef/restauranteur Frank Bonanno will join the festivities tonight, cooking up a five-course wine dinner.
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1st Course: Fruit de Mare -- Shrimp, Calamari, Octopus, Sherry Vinegar, Fennel, Onion, Celery
2nd Course: Escargot -- Garlic, Parsley, Toasted Brioche, Gouda Fondu, Butter-Braised Leeks
3rd Course: Goat Cheese Cavatelli -- Colorado Lamb Bolognaise
4th Course: Tender Belly Pork Loin -- Crème Friache, Fingerling Potato Salad, Charcute, Mustard Demi
5th Course: Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cake, Raspberry
Bonanno and his team will prepare the meal and visit with guests throughout the night. Proceeds from the dinner, which costs $125 and begins at 6 p.m., will fund scholarships to the school. Visit the website to purchase tickets.
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