Wine-friendly Social features 50+ award-winning Wines and specially crafted food pairings
IF you enjoy fine wine, amazing food, and general fun, this one’s for you! The American Fine Wine Competition Social at the acclaimed NYY Steak - featuring unlimited samplings America’s finest, award-winning wines (more than 50 wines!), plus specially created food pairings, socializing, and more. It takes place TUESDAY, AUGUST 12 from 5:30-7:30 pm at NYY Steak Legends Lounge, located in Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.
As you may know by now, the American Fine Wine Competition (AFWC) is the largest, most exclusive American-only invitational in the country – and it happens right here in south Florida. Wines are sampled by a panel nationally renowned experts, and then selectively invited to participate, so only the very best wines are allowed to compete in the Competition (next January at FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management). "This NYY Social is a tasty prelude to the actual Competition, which all culminates in the BIG bash, the Charity Wine Gala on April 24th, 2015 at the Hard Rock Casino," notes the lovely Shari Gherman, AFWC Founder and President.
Don’t miss this chance to “preview” more than 50 of the award-winning wines competing in the upcoming Wine Competition – along with the Chef’s inspired menu of samplings. And we’re not talking just cheese & crackers here, as each dish was specially created to pair well with different rounds of wine. Just check out this culinary lineup (so far): Roasted Zucchini Rollitni with Grilled Red Peppers and Boursin Cheese; Grilled Flatbread topped with Blue Cheese, Figs & Baby Arugula; Prosciutto-wrapped Rosemary & Black Pepper Bread Stick Crisps; Seared Scallops topped with Asian Slaw on Crispy Wonton Skin; Charred Beef Tenderloin with Wild Mushroom Duxelle, Yukon Potato, and an intriguing Red Dragon Cheddar Drizzle; and even Chocolate Truffle Lollipops (Yummo!)
The Social takes place Tuesday, August 12th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at NYY Steak Legends Lounge in the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek (Sample Road & 441). Tickets are only $45 in advance ($50 at the door, if still available). Admission includes unlimited wine samplings, superb pairing courses, raffles, music, great networking opportunities, socializing, and general frivolity. To reserve your ticket or for more information, visit: http://americanfinewinecompetition.org/events
Proceeds from the evening benefit Florida International University's Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management (hospitality.fiu.edu). FIU is one of the top hospitality programs in the U.S., which also conduct some excellent Wine Classes! (sign up at www.wine.fiu.edu).