Alaska Coastal Catering, LLC

Serving South Central Alaska

907.230.6184 ~ Office

Wine & Beer Pairing Events

~ Wine Tasting Dinners ~

Multi course wine pairing dinners are becoming increasingly popular at contemporary events. Our staff works extensively with Alaska Wine Guy Boutique Wines and Anchorage Wine House (Mike McVitte), to achieve the perfect pairing of food and wine.


A typical wine pairing dinner is made of 9 platings of appetizers, entrees and desserts, with each being a 'petite bite' paired with a complimenting wine.


Pricing starts at $125.00 per person, which includes petite bites selections and a credit towards the wine purchase. Pricing may increase dependant upon the menu and wine selections.


Time frame for a wine pairing dinner is 3-4 hours.


Below is a sample menu from a recent wine pairing dinner:

Beginnings

5:45PM – 6:15PM


Appetizers While Awaiting Guests Arrivals


Wine ~ Trevisiol Prosecco Extra Dry

Wine Paring Appetizer Table

First Course

6:15PM


Fresh Berry Salad with Alaskan Honey Yogurt Dressing


Wine ~Santa Cristina Blanco

Wine Pairing Fresh Berries with Honey Vanilla Greek Yogurt

Second Course

6:30PM


Antipasto ~ Italian meats, cheese, peppers, mushroom, olives, etc.


Wine ~ 2011 Prunotto Roero Arneis

Wine Pairing Antipasti

Third Course

6:45PM


Campari Tomato Stuffed with Herbs and Cheese


Wine ~ 2009 Dessimis Pinot Grigio Vie Di Romans

Stuffed Campari Tomato

Fourth Course

7:00PM


Gorgonzola Stuffed Wild Sea Scallop Wrapped in Bacon with Wasabi Aioli


Wine ~ Argiolas Costera Isola Dei Nuraghi IGT Cannonau

Wine Pairing Grilled Bacon Wrapped Scallops with Wasabi Teriyaki Glaze

Fifth Course
7:15PM


Mesquite Grilled Chicken with Primavera Rissotto & Parmesan Cookie


Wine ~ Querciabella Chianti Classico DOCG

Wine Pairing Mesquite Grilled Chicken Skewer with Carolina Honey BBQ Sauce and Asiago Cheese Risotto

Sixth Course

7:30PM


Seared Ahi Tuna with Seasoned Japanese Rice


Wine~ 2005 Eugenio Bocchino Suo Di Giacoma Langhe

Wine Pairing Seared Ahi Tuna with Japanese Sesame Rice

Seventh Course

7:45 PM


Marinated Beef Tenderloin with Baked Purple Potato Rosette


Wine ~ 2005 Giuseppe cortese Rabaja Barbaresco

Wine Pairing Marinated Filet Mignon

Dessert Selections

8:00PM – 9:00PM


Assorted Fruit and Dark Chocolate Desserts For Guests To Enjoy At Their Leisure. Coffee and Tea Service


Wines and Liqueurs ~


Grasparossa di Castelvetro Lambrusco Amabile

Amaro Montenegro Bitter Liquore Bologna Italy

Wine Pairing DInner Dessert

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~ Craft & International Beer

Tasting Dinners ~


Multi course beer pairing dinners are becoming increasingly popular at contemporary events. Our staff works extensively with certified Brew Master, Shawn Wendling, to schieve the perfect pairing of food and beer.


A typical beer pairing dinner is made of 7 platings of appetizers, entrees and desserts, with each being a 'petite bite' paired with a complimenting beer. At each course, Shawn will explain the origins of the beer and why it is paried withthis particular food item.


Pricing starts at $100.00 per person, which includes the wine and petite bites selections. Pricing may increase dependant upon the menu and beer selections.


Time frame for a beer pairing dinner is 3-4 hours.


Below is a sample menu from a recent beer pairing dinner:

Beginnings

5:45PM - 6:15PM


Fresh Fruit and Cheese Platter with Gourmet Crackers


Dos Equis (Vienna Lager Brewed in Mexico)

Cheese and Fruit

Photo by Joe Connolly with Chugach Peaks Photography, Anchorage, Alaska


First Course

6:15PM


Smoked Salmon with Fresh Dill Deviled Eggs


Alaskan Smoked Porter

Wine Pairing Dinner

Second Course

6:30PM


Baby Greens with Seasonal Citrus & Champagne Dressing


Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier

Wine Pairing Dinner

Third Course

7:00PM


Mesquite Grilled Chicken Skewers with Carolina Honey BBQ Sauce,

Prima Vera Risotto & Parmesan Cookie


Newcastle Brown Ale

Wine Pairing Dinner

Fourth Course

7:15PM


Bacon Grilled Alaskan Scallops Stuffed with

Gorgonzola with Wasabi Infused Aioli Glaze


Pilsner Urquell

Wine Pairing Dinner

Fifth Course

7:30PM


Marinated Beef Tenderloin with Purple Potato Rosette

& Roasted Sweet Pepper Glaze


Chimay Blue

Wine Pairing Dinner

Dessert

8:00PM - ???


Dark Chocolate Guinness Truffles, Almond Coconut Macaroon,

& Chocolate Vodka Strawberries with Sesame Honey Cookie


Lindeman’s Frambois

Wine Pairing Dinner

Finale!

Shawn’s Special Barley Wine




Our clients' safety is our first concern. Due to the large amounts of alcohol consumed during the wine and beer pairing dinners, may we suggest taxi cab vouchers or a private limosine from BAC to escort your guests home safely.


Our staff and corporation do not assume liability for the clients' and their guests' consumption of alcoholic beverages and any and all incidents which may occur.