Frank Bonanno helps kick off DU's Vin Festival tonight

Categories: Culinary Events

The University of Denver is hosting its fourth annual Vin Festival this week, with food, wine, music and arts courtesy of the Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality. Chef/restauranteur Frank Bonanno will join the festivities tonight, cooking up a five-course wine dinner.

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1st Course: Fruit de Mare -- Shrimp, Calamari, Octopus, Sherry Vinegar, Fennel, Onion, Celery

2nd Course:
Escargot -- Garlic, Parsley, Toasted Brioche, Gouda Fondu, Butter-Braised Leeks

3rd Course:
Goat Cheese Cavatelli -- Colorado Lamb Bolognaise

4th Course:
Tender Belly Pork Loin -- Crème Friache, Fingerling Potato Salad, Charcute, Mustard Demi

5th Course:
Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cake, Raspberry

Bonanno and his team will prepare the meal and visit with guests throughout the night. Proceeds from the dinner, which costs $125 and begins at 6 p.m., will fund scholarships to the school. Visit the website to purchase tickets.

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Location Info


University Of Denver

2055 E. Evans Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

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