Sarasota, Florida • Saturday, September 6, 2014

Chef Paul Mattison, executive chef and proprietor of Mattison’s Restaurants & Catering in Sarasota, Florida, announces a six-course wine-pairing dinner featuring wines from California Vineyard “Ferrari-Carano” on Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 6:30pm in the private catering room, “The Galleria” at Mattison’s Forty-One, 7275 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34231. The six-course wine-pairing dinner features a select dinner menu by Chef Paul Mattison specifically created to compliment and pair with wines from Ferrari-Carano Vineyards. The wine dinner is $75 plus tax and gratuity. Seating is limited, tickets available online at mattisons.com or by calling 941.921.3400. Ferrari-Carano has 19 estate vineyards in six different appellations totaling over 1,500 acres and they own some of the finest wine-growing properties in all of California.

Six-Course Mattison’s / Ferrari-Carano Wine-Pairing Dinner Menu:
1st Course – Creamy Brie and Caramelized Pear Cups with onion salsa and membrillo in a puff pastry cup paired with a
2013 Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc
2nd Course – Marshmallow Crusted Scallop, local pumpkin purée, and micro chervil paired with a Ferrari-Carano Chardonnay
3rd Course – Cherry Glazed Seared Duck Breast, creamy sweet potato risotto, Cherry Coke syrup
paired with a 2012 Ferrari-Carano Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley
4th Course – Wild Mushroom & Egg Yolk Ravioli, herbed brown butter, shaved Parmesan, and crispy pork belly paired with a 2010 Ferrari-Carano Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
5th Course – Sumac Rubbed NY Strip, Guinness braised cipollini onions, Gorgonzola cream gnocchi, and roasted Brussels sprouts paired with a 2011 Ferrari-Carano Trésor, Sonoma County
6th Course – French Toast Bread Pudding, brown butter and maple gelato, and salted candied walnuts, paired with a Ferrari-Carano Eldorado Gold

Mattison’s Forty-One, 7275 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34231, Telephone 941.921.3400, Web site mattisons.com
Ferrari-Carano Vineyards, 8761 W Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, California 95448, Telephone 707.433.6700, Web site ferrari-carano.com