Roka Akor Chicago hosts Booker Wine Dinner
August 27, 2015: On September 3, Winemaker and Owner Eric Jensen of Booker Wines will partner with Roka Akor Chicago to serve guests an exclusive five-course dinner complete with wine tastings by special guests Master Sommelier Alpana Singh and Michael Muser in Roka’s intimate dining room. Each wine will be expertly paired with a mouthwatering dish from Roka Akor’s culinary team.
Booker Wines is based in Paso Robles, California with an organically farmed vineyard that produces concentrated and highly textured wines by principles of biodynamic agriculture, or as little interference possible. The dinner will provide guests with a rare opportunity to taste and purchase renowned wines that are sold out in Booker’s wine club while enjoying seasonal Japanese dishes.
The tasting menu includes dishes such as Toro Tartare & Osetra Caviar, Wagyu Beef Gunkan & White Truffles from Puglia, paired with 2013 Booker White – Roussanne, Viognier, Petit Manseng, Marsanne. In another course, Robata Grilled Maine Lobster with Soy Butter is paired with 2013 Booker Oublie – Grenache, Counoise, Mourvedre. The Braised Pork Belly with Kimchi & Marinated Golden Beets is served alongside the 2013 Booker Ripper – Grenache.
The dinner will also include an exclusive tasting of the winery’s newly bottled 2015 My Favorite Neighbor.
Priced at $150 per person for the five-course wine paired dinner, call +1-(312) 477-7652 for reservations or information.
Coordinates: Roka Akor Chicago, 456 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL