INA, Ill. (Feb. 5, 2013) - Student members of the Rend Lake College Culinary Arts Club will host a Valentine's Day Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 16, to raise funding for participation in this year's "Cooks Tour of Chicago."
The dinner has three seatings available at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., in the Pat Kern Private Dining Room, located in the Student Center on the college's main campus in Ina. The cost is $75 per couple.
As always, the college's culinary program will present a fantastic menu to its supporters in the community.
To prepare patrons for what'sl ahead, the chef has chosen to start guests off with an Amuse Bouche of Duck Confit with Poached Lobster Medallions, served with a Green Apple Vinaigrette.
Appetizer choices include Dungeness Crab Cakes with a Red Pepper Coulis and Remulade; or Baked Brie Wrapped in Phyllo Dough with Raspberries.
Choices of soup and salad are Lobster Bisque with Artichoke Crisps; Chicken Consommé; or Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette.
Cleanse the palate between courses with the Intermezzo of Champagne Grapefruit Sorbet.
For the entree, guests may choose from Marsala Glazed Fillet Mignon with Sauce Perigourdine and Dolphinouse Potatoes; Osso Bocco Milanese with Mushroom Risotto; or Seared Fresh Atlantic Silver Salmon with Mustard Thyme Sauce and Roasted Potatoes.
Dessert choices include Crème Brule with Almond Biscotti; Chocolate Decadence with Chocolate/Orange Mousse; and Rose Ice Cream with Almond Biscotti.
Beverage selections are coffee, tea, or sweet tea.
Don't wait to reserve two seats for this unique Valentine's dining experience. Contact Culinary Arts Club President Samantha Graziani at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1332, for reservations.