The hidden gem tucked inside the College of Dupage campus, Waterleaf is hosting a special Alexander Valley Vineyards wine dinner on February 6. This special event will feature a four course pair paired with Alexander Valley Vineyards wine. The cost for the dinner is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
Waterleaf Executive Chef Nadia Tilkian,has crafted a beautiful menu to pair with the elegant, age worthy Alexander Valley Vineyards wines. Dinner dinner begins with a Champagne reception and Amuse Bouche at 6:30 p.m., and dinner begins at 7 pm.The first course features Seared Foie Gras with Kumquat Compote, Toasted Brioche, paired with 2012 Alexander Valley Vineyards Gewurztraminer. The second course presents Duck Consommé, Baby Leeks, Carrot, Duck, paired with 2012 Alexander Valley Vineyards Pinot Noir 4. For the third course, guests will enjoy Osso Bucco, Mirepoix of Vegetables, Persillade and Veal Reduction, accompanied by 2011 Alexander Valley vineyards Redemption Zinfandel and 2009 Alexander Valley Vineyards Cyrus Cabernet. The fourth course is a dessert finale featuring Trifle, Vanilla Cake, Vanilla Cream and Pear Jam.
Waterleaf features moderately priced brunch, lunch and dinner options, expect to find locally-sourced ingredients on its approachable menu. In addition to a seasonal a la carte menu, Waterleaf offers specials events like wine dinners, a prix-fixe 3-course dinner for $35 and an annual food & wine festival every fall.
Waterleaf is located at 425 Fawell Boulevard in Glen Ellyn, IL. To make reservations for this special event or another occasion, please call 630-942-6881.