Valentine’s Eve Champagne Celebration

  • February 13, 2018
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Roses Smell Fine
Candy Tastes Sweet
But a Romantic Repast
Is a Much Better Treat

Please join us on Tuesday, Valentine’s Eve, February 13th at 6:30 pm for a lovely dinner paired with music and Champagne at L’Auberge Chez François, one of OpenTable’s 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America.

While Champagne is popularly thought of as a wine for special occasions, its true fans know that it is made in a range of styles, and complements a greater variety of dishes than any other. Mark Luna of Roanoke Wine Company will be introducing three magical wines from boutique Champagne producers, while Chef Jacques has conceived two tasting menus – one of them vegetarian – to complement them.

Your celebration begins with the romantic music of Classical Guitarist, Alexander Barnett, a Baltimore-based musician who performs an extensive repertoire of music including classical and jazz pieces. With candlelight, exquisite cuisine and Champagne, not to mention our passionflower cocktail to start, we’ve assembled all the ingredients for a wonderful and memorable experience.

Remember, love begins in the kitchen!

Festive and Seasonal Canapés
House-Made Passionflower Cocktail
Passion Fruit Purée, Crémant d’Alsace, Elderflower Liqueur

Gratin of Raspberry Point Oysters, Osetra Caviar and Champagne
Grilled Cauliflower “Steak” with Leek Fondue
 Agrapart 7 Crus, NV Brut

Sautéed Maine Diver Scallops, Crispy Leeks, Caper Beurre Blanc
Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Butternut Squash and Sage Purée
Voirin-Jumel Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru, NV Brut

Champagne Sorbet

Classic Tournedos Rossini,  Winter Root Vegetable Ragout, Black Truffle Sauce
(Sautéed Filet Mignon, Slice of Foie Gras, Black Truffle Sauce)
Wild Mushroom Medley and Black Truffle Risotto, Winter Root Vegetable Ragout
André Clouet Rosé No. 3 Grand Cru – Bouzy, NV Brut

Valrhona Chocolate Ganache and Raspberry Gâteau

Gilette’s Locally-Roasted Coffee, Harney & Sons Fine Teas

excluding tax and gratuity; for a total of $195.00

We are happy to accommodate guests’ dietary concerns. Please email with special requests. Patrons will have an opportunity to purchase these Champagnes at a special price.

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