Thursday, October 14, 2010

Women and Wine Dinner at Fleming's, October 22

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar continues to celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special “Women and Wine” dinner Friday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m. The dinner is $95 per person and offered at both Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse Chicago locations: 25 E. Ohio St., Chicago; and 960 Milwaukee Ave., Lincolnshire.

In a field once dominated by men, female vintners are turning out some of the very best wines on the market today. Fleming’s is proud to showcase the work of three leading women winemakers with this exclusive four-course dinner during their ongoing celebration of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

This unique wine dinner features a trio of handcrafted premium wines, each personally selected by Fleming’s Director of Wine Marian Jansen op de Haar, paired with an exceptional four-course menu created by Fleming’s Executive Chef Russell Skall.

Passed Hors d’oeuvres include Swiss Cheese Puffs, House Cured Salmon, Citrus Crème Fraiche and Crispy Wonton paired with CORISON, Cabarnet Sauvignon Napa Valley, 2000 (Winemaker: Cathy Corison). The appetizer is a Butternut Squash Bisque with Danish Blue Cheese Fondue and Bacon Herb Bruschetta, paired with HONIG, Carbernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, 2006/2007 (Winemaker: Kristin Belair). The entrée course includes Rosemary-scented Lamb Chops, Parmesan Risotto, Maple Roasted Parsnips and a Red-Wine Demi Glace, paired with FRANCISCAN, Magificat Napa Valley, 2005/2006 (Winemaker: Janet Myers). Dessert is Caramel Pudding with English Toffee and Shortbread Cookies served with coffee and tea.

Reservations may be made by calling Fleming’s directly. The Chicago location may be reached at 312/329-9463, and Lincolnshire at 847/793-0333.

Nationally acclaimed Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar offers the best in steakhouse dining – Prime meats and chops, fresh fish and poultry, generous salads and side orders—with a unique wine list known as the “Fleming’s 100®” that features 100 wines served by the glass. For more information about Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar please visit

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