Touché @ Chez François Presents…

Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021
6 pm

Every year the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest “Bar” days of the year. Friends, relatives and young college adults travel back to their hometown for a long weekend getaway.

Several years ago we introduced “The Twelve Beers of Christmas” featuring twelve holiday beers from around the world. We searched the marketplace for a dozen unique holiday beers, and we actually found sixteen! This year our goal is more. Chef John D’Amico will feature a selection of fine hors-d’oeuvres.

Austin Eastciders “Cranberry Cider”, Austin, Texas

Soufflé au Fromage, Pancetta Bacon

White Cheddar and Parmesan Reggiano cheese fondue, oven baked in a ramekin, with a date chutney, topped with pancetta bacon.

Great Lakes “Christimas Ale”, Cleveland, Ohio
Saucy Brew Works “3 Ho’s”, Cleveland, Ohio
Thirsty Dog “12 Dogs of Christmas”, Akron, Ohio
Fat Heads “Holly Jolly”, Middleburg Hts. Ohio 

Pekin Duck Cassoulet, Duck & Cherry Consommé

Roasted Pekin duck Breast served over a Napa cabbage timbale filled with white beans, cherries and duck confit, sauced with a cherry glace de viande, topped with a splash of duck consommé.          

Anderson Valley “Winter Soltice”, Boonville, California
Shiner “Cheer”, Shiner, Texas
Rhinegeist “Crumb Cake”, Cincinnati, Ohio
3 Floyds “Alpha Klaus”, Munster, Indiana

House-Cured Kurobuta Pork Belly, Xmas Ale Glace de Viande

Roasted Black Berkshire pork belly simmered in Xmas Ale, served with Spaghetti squash and a pork Xmas Ale glace de viande. 

Saint Bernardus “Christmas Ale”, Watou, Belgium
Delerium “Nöel”, Melle, Belgium
Victory “Merry Monkey”, Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Dogfish “Campfire Amplifier”, Milton, Delaware

Pecan & Chocolate Tart, Bourbon Crème Anglaise

A tart filled with caramel custard with pecans and chocolate, topped with Chantilly cream, served with Madagascar French vanilla bean ice cream and bourbon crème anglaise sauce.                

Rogue “Kringle Krusher”
Great Lakes “Blackout Stout 2018”, Cleveland, Ohio

$85/Per Guest Tax & Gratuity not included.

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