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Market by Jean-Georges Welcomes Château Margaux Vineyard for an Evening of Exquisite Food and Wine

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, April 3, 2014 – On April 29, 2014, MARKET by Jean-Georges will host an unprecedented evening of exquisite food and wine. A host from Château Margaux in the Bordeaux region of France together with MARKET Chef de Cuisine Montgomery Lau, have partnered together to showcase some of the house’s rarest and most admirable wines.

 

Aurélien Valance, Senior VP Commercial Director of Château Margaux, will be on hand throughout the evening to offer his consummate insight and depth of knowledge about wine. The seven-course dinner will feature the 1985, 1989, 1990 and 1996 vintages of the Grand Vin alongside the esteemed Pavillon Blanc 2011 and Pavillon Rouge 2004. The highlight of the evening however will be the 1983 vintage of the Chateau Margaux, hailed as one of the finest vintages from the last century.  Recognized for its quality since the 18th century and world renowned for its seductive silkiness, subtlety and finesse, Château Margaux represents the pinnacle of winemaking achievement.

 

To complement the outstanding wines, Chef Lau has prepared a special menu that reflects Jean-Georges’ signature ‘vibrant cuisine’ with its intense flavours and textures that speak to his philosophy of ‘global in reach, local in content.’

 

CHAMPAGNE

British Columbia Seafood Canapé Reception

 

PAVILLON BLANC 2011

Foie Gras Terrine, Rhubarb, Rose Water Gellee, Pistachio crumble

 

PAVILLON ROUGE 2004

Chilled Octopus, Artichokes, Celery, Barigoule Dressing

 

CHATEAU MARGAUX 2004 & 2003

Crispy Port Hock Terrine, Confit Egg yolk, Truffle Sweetbread Sausage, Coffee Gastrique

 

CHATEAU MARGAUX 1990 & 1996

Roasted Squab, Mushroom Cavatelli, Buckwheat crackers, Brown Butter Emulsion

 

CHATEAU MARGAUX 1983 & 1985 & 1989

Beef Tenderloin, Oxtail Croquette, Cauliflower, Sauce Bordelaise

 

SAUTERNES

Crispy Chocolate Ganache Tart, Toffee Sorbet

 

 

The dinner will start at 7:30 pm on April 29, 2014. Tickets are available for $1900 per person. Space is limited and those interested should call immediately to avoid missing out on this rare opportunity. 

 

MARKET by Jean-Georges is the first restaurant in Canada for the three-star Michelin chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and the signature restaurant of Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver. MARKET, open seven days a week from breakfast through dinner, is located on the hotel’s third floor and accessible through the hotel or directly off Alberni Street. Reservations can by made by telephone at (604) 695-1115 or via the restaurant’s website: www.marketbyjgvancouver.com

 

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Media contacts:

Sonya Hwang, MARKET by Jean-Georges                               Liz Sperandeo, Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver

Ph: (604) 932-0308                                                             Ph: (604) 661-3352

Email: sonya@kicommunications.ca                                   Email: liz.sperandeo@shangri-la.com