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Eat. Drink. Empower.

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Start:
August 24, 2013 6:00 pm
End:
August 24, 2013 9:30 pm
Cost:
$150 per person or $1,500 per table of 8
Venue:
MAX's Wine Dive Austin
Address:
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207 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin, TX 78701 United States

Indulge in a 5-course meal prepared by an elite group of the finest female chefs in Austin!

 

AustinChef(SanJac)-Erica-Beneke(crop)MAX’s Executive Chef Erica Beneke is creating a special culinary celebration featuring some of Austin’s most talented, up-and-coming female chefs! Guests are invited to enjoy Eat.Drink.Empower., an evening of great food, celebrating the growing community of female chefs throughout the Austin area.

The Eat.Drink.Empower. event includes a lively cocktail hour and a decadent five-course menu with wine pairings. A portion of the proceeds benefit SafePlace, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to providing services for individuals and families suffering through incidents of domestic or sexual violence.

 

 

Eat.Drink.Empower. features:

  • Erica Beneke, Executive Chef – MAX’s Wine Dive Austin
  • Abby Yates, Sous Chef – Swift’s Attic
  • Alexis Chong, Chef de Cuisine – Sway
  • Bridget Bishop, Sous Chef – Westwood Country Club
  • Kenzie Allen, Sous Chef – Searsucker
  • Jodi Elliott, Pastry Chef & Co-Owner – Foreign & Domestic
  • Hannah Love, Pastry Chef – Perla’s Seafood and Oyster Bar and Clark’s Oyster Bar

 

Tickets are either $150 per person or $1,500 per table of 8.*

 

RESERVATIONS: secure a seat via PayPal for a table of eight
guests or a single reservation or call MAX’s at 512.904.0111.

 

 

EAT. DRINK. EMPOWER.
5-Course Menu

Featuring take-home goodies provided by
Food & Wine’s Best New Pastry Chef, Jodi Elliott!

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Hors d’oeuvres by Bridget Bishop

 

Balsamic Braised Short Rib

rosemary crostini, Shaft blue cheese, pickled figs

Slow Roasted Pork Belly and Watermelon Skewers

grilled green onion chimichurri

Pappadew Peppers

basil goat cheese custard

 

paired with: New Harbor Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

and Dauphins Classic, Cotes du Rhone, France

 

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1st Course by Kenzie Allen

 

 Crispy Quinoa Salad

 roasted carrot marshmallow, corn crema, beet powder, okra chips

 

paired with: Leitz “Dragonstone” Riesling, Rheingau, Germany

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2nd Course by Alexis Chong

 

Melon Soup

coconut cream

 

paired with: Botani Moscatel, Málaga, Spain

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3rd Course by Abby Yates

 

 Miso Cured Redfish

edamame-horseradish puree, grilled cucumber,

pickled grapes, shaved radish

 

paired with: Badenhorst ‘Secateurs’ Rosé, Swartland, South Africa

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4th Course by Erica Beneke

 

Braised Lamb

chorizo spiced foie gras, yellow mole, sweet potato, cherry pickle

 

paired with: Guard Shack ‘Old Vine’ Zinfandel, California

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5th Course by Hannah Love

 

Dessert Trio

Raspberry Tartlet – Layered Flourless Chocolate Cake
with peanut butter buttercream, brûléed banana -
Pistachio Profiterole with caramel and meringue

 

paired with: Bosio Moscato, Puglia, Italy

 

Reservations required. Tickets can be purchased online or call us at 512-904-011.

 

Sponsored by Austin Woman Magazine.

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*Prices listed include tax, gratuity and wine pairings.