friday night Dinners

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Our Friday Night Dinners give you and your friends the opportunity to watch a meal unfold directly in front of you, featuring the highest-quality ingredients and paired with world-class local wines. Every Friday, Executive Chef Patrick Higgins will prepare and serve a five-course meal while you watch and each month we’ll partner with a different Finger Lakes winery to pair each course.

Gather around our counter and enjoy the company of new friends—seating is communal and designed for conversation. Socialize and interact with Chef Higgins and Taste Curator Grace Mattingly while they describe the ingredients and preparation for each course, explaining the development of each dish every step of the way.

With a new menu every month, this is a fantastic experience for foodies, wine enthusiasts, and aspiring chefs alike—equally enjoyable for groups as well as couples. We look forward to spending time in the kitchen with you!

 

august 2019

with red tail ridge winery

Nestled on the western shore of Seneca Lake, Red Tail Ridge Winery is New York State’s first LEED Gold Certified winery. Owned and operated by husband and wife team Mike Schnelle (viticulturist) and Nancy Irelan (winemaker), Red Tail Ridge offers a stunning array of award-wining varietals produced on their 35-acre estate, including unique reds like Blaufränkisch, Teroldego and Dornfelder. With the belief that experimentation is an important step towards unlocking their vineyard’s — and the Finger Lake’s — potential, Red Tail Ridge has developed a well-earned reputation for producing high-quality wines on an intimate scale.