The last few days I’ve been working my way through my basket of Manitoba Holiday goodies. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed them. However, much of it has been eaten on the go. It’s nice to be able to sit down at table once in a while. Thankfully, the Manitoba Chicken Producers were accommodating in that regard. Yesterday evening, they invited me to their Chef’s Table event in conjunction with De Luca’s Fine Wines
I’ve been to a couple of Manitoba Chicken Producers events before, so I knew I was in for both good food and a good time at this Chef’s Table event. The event was co-sponsored by De Luca’s Fine Wines and was held in the back of their wine shop. There is a small, but well equipped kitchen there, and there was seating for the 15-20 of us in attendance. This was a side of De Luca’s I wasn’t familiar with, although when we have our Sunday evening St. Margaret’s gatherings, the food for the evening often comes from De Luca’s.
On arrival, we were shown downstairs, where there was a place for us to leave our coats and we were offered a glass of sparkling wine.
We ‘d already been into the sparkling wine prior to the Chef’s Table event before I got the photo.
After everyone had arrived, we headed upstairs to the back of the shop for the meal proper to begin.
Chef’s Table Meal:
Our meal and wine pairings were presented to us by two of De Luca’s employees. I had a good vantage point where I could also watch quite easily as the chef’s were finishing each menu item. Continue reading