Archive for September 2012

Boutari Greek Wine Dinner at III Forks (Chicago)

September 19, 2012

Christina Boutari to Lead Five Course Tasting Event

Monday, October 1
Reception 7 p.m.
Dinner 7:30 p.m.

III Forks
180 N. Field Blvd.

Chicago, Illinois 60601

$70 per guest

Wine Director Lane Gresak and special guest Christina Boutari will lead a wine dinner that features Boutari Greek wines on Monday, October 1. The evening will begin with a reception at 7 p.m., followed by a seated dinner at 7:30 p.m. Boutari will discuss the world of Greek wines and the history of the Boutari brand, including the fact that they were the first Greek winery to bottle red wine.

Executive Chef Clark Grant has created a five course meal that pairs well with varietals from Boutari. Dinner will include hamachi crudo, braised octopus, smoked confit quail, roasted goat and a salted caramel-popcorn “drumstick” dessert. The menu is outlined below.

Reservations may be made by calling III Forks at 312-938-4303. The fee is $70 per person and does not include tax and gratuity.


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