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Domaine Serene Wine Dinner at Travaasa® Austin

Join us this Thursday, March 29th at 6:30 p.m. for an evening with one of Oregon’s most revered wineries, Domaine Serene, at our signature restaurant, Jean’s Kitchen.  Executive Chef Ben Baker and our culinary team have planned a farm-to-table feast, with a five-course dinner incorporating ingredients from local producers and farmers into each menu item. Each dish will be complimented by one of Domaine Serene’s choice blends for an evening of fresh, organic faire.

The night will begin with a meet and greet with Ginger Dollins of Domaine Serene, with dinner service beginning at 7:00 p.m. This dining experience is open to the public and costs $90 per person. For more information regarding the dinner or for resort reservations please call (855-868-7282) or e-mail us at austin@travaasa.com
Course One
Domaine Serene NV “R” Rosé
Amuse Bouche
Toasted polenta, fresh mint, Wateroak Farms pepper goat cheese, Chioggia roasted beet

Course Two
2008 Domaine Serene “Cote Sud” Chardonnay
Roasted Mushroom & Spicy Greens Salad
Oven roasted oyster & chanterelle mushrooms, Oregon white truffle oil, micro greens

Course Three
2007 Domaine Serene “Evanstad Reserve” Pinot Noir
Duck Confit Crepe
Green garlic crepe, five spice cured duck confit, toasted Oregon, hazelnut puree, apple juice-clove reduction

Course Four
2006 Domaine Serene “Monogram” Pinot Noir
Lamb Shoulder Vol e Vent
House made puff pastry, smoked local dorpers lamb shoulder, parsnip puree, rosemary mustard crème

Course Five
2007 Domaine Serene Rockblock “SoNo” Syrah
Choco Tea Truffle
Bing cherry chutney ice cream, chai tea truffle bar, toasted hazelnut brittle

 

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Food Arts Magazine Dishes on Travaasa® Austin

Food Arts Magazine included Travaasa® Austin and Executive Chef Ben Baker in their “Deep Dish” section.The publication mentions the resort’s farm-to-table approach and the cultural flair that is an inherent part of each dish.

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JustLuxe.com Highlight’s Chef Baker’s Gluten-Free Dishes

JustLuxe.com included several of the delectable gluten-free options offered at Travaasa® Austin in an article on gluten-free vacations. In addition to the signature Flourless Chipotle Chocolate Cake and Polenta French Toast, Executive Chef Benjamin Baker can cater gluten-free meals for the entire duration of a guest’s stay.

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