Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Restaurant Michael Plans 5th Anniversary Celebration October 6

Chef Michael Lachowicz knows how to throw a dinner party. He's celebrating the 5th anniversary of Restaurant Michael (64 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka, 847-441-3100) 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 6. He has invited his chef friends to join him in creating a fabulous six-course anniversary dinner and you're invited too. The cost per person is $175 plus tax and gratuity; reservations are required. Restaurant Michael will donate 5 percent of the evening’s proceeds to the nonprofit PAWS Chicago, the city’s largest no kill and humane pet adoption organization.

Joining Michael are Roland Liccioni, chef/consultant and former Le Francais chef/owner; Patrick Chabert, long-time sous chef to Jean Banchet and Liccioni at Le Francais and now caterer; Paul Wildermuth, former executive chef of KDK Restaurant Group (Opera, Red Light, etc.) and now executive chef at Briarwood Country Club; and John Bubula, former chef/owner of Thyme and Timo and now chef/instructor at Kendall College.

The six-course menu includes a first course of passed hors d'oeuvres (Michael Lachowicz), a second course featuring Roasted Eggplant, Couscous, Roasted Red Pepper Tureen with cauliflower cream (Roland Liccioni), a third course presenting Foie Gras and Truffle Ravioli with PĂ©rigord Sauce (Patrick Chabert), a fourth course of Roasted Filet of Wild Striped Bass over Boulangere potatoes and Pinot Noir Jus (Paul Wildermuth), a fifth course featuring Farm Plate Trio of Squab, Quail and Rabbit (Michael Lachowicz), and the sweet sixth course, with Warm Apple Sabayon with Gingerbread, Pecorino Cheese and Red Wine Syrup (John Bubula).

Courses will be paired with a vintage champagne, Puligny-Montrachet, DRC Burgundy, and a vintage Port.

To make reservations, please call Restaurant Michael at 847-441-3100.

About Restaurant MichaelRestaurant Michael, located at 64 Green Bay Rd in Winnetka, Ill. 60093, serves classic haute cuisine in a contemporary presentation with French country flair. The restaurant is open for dinner Tuesday through Thursday 5:30 p.m. -10:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 5:30 p.m. -11:30 p.m.; and Sunday 4:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Complimentary parking is available. Valet is available on Friday and Saturday. Major cards accepted. For more information contact Restaurant Michael at (847) 441-3100 or http://www.restaurantmichael.com/. “Like” Restaurant Michael on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RestaurantMichael or follow on Twitter at @RestoMichael.

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