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Please join Cincinnati E.A.T.S. for our Winter 2014 event on Thursday, February 27, at La Poste for cocktails, socializing, and great food -- all for a great cause. Tickets will sell out quickly so do not delay.
HOSTS & HOSTESSES
Similar format, different location: You pay a discounted flat fee (that includes tax and tip) in advance for your meal. There are no table reservations and everyone eats together at the same time. It's a party with great food!
Drinks at 6:30 p.m. Located in ever-energetic and eclectic Clifton’s Gaslight District, La Poste is nestled between the Esquire Theater, small ethnic restaurants, and unique retail shops. Guests will be seated for dinner at approximately 7:30 p.m. La Poste will offer a four-course menu with accompanying beer and wine pairings (sold separately). The menu is attached to this email.
To view the menu and register, please visit www.cincinnatieats.com and purchase your ticket via Paypal. Tickets are $46.50 until February 25. Tickets go up $5 for the two days before the event, February 26 and February 27. You will make your course selections when you purchase your ticket. On the night of the event, you'll only pay for drinks.
After 15 years in the restaurant industry working with the region’s top culinary talents, Chef Andrew Mersmann has developed a contemporary style with global influences which make the menu at La Poste feel like one exciting discovery after another. Chef Mersmann has a passion for original ingredients with special considerations for organic and sustainable farming practices. Because of his healthy appetite for fine wine and craft beer, Chef Mersmann works closely with the wine list to create a wine-friendly menu and the perfect “total experience”. Each dish has been carefully paired with, and sometimes created for a specific wine in La Poste’s cellar. For more information, see http://www.laposteeatery.com/index.html
PLEASE NOTE: The evening will benefit the Freestore Foodbank. There is NO cash donation included in the ticket price. Please bring several canned goods at the door as a donation.
* - Denotes Planning Committee
Salad of the Season
pistachio relish, tart cherry vinaigrette, gorgonzola
Soup du Jour
Braised Pork Belly
butternut squash puree, roasted apples, crème fraiche
Porcini & field blend mushrooms, parmesan reggiano, white wine cream, fresh & fried sage
Brick Dough Wrapped Ratatouille
shaved eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, red onion, roasted tomato, smoked paprika
Tanglewood Farm Chicken
acorn squash “dumplings”, rosemary & sage infused natural jus, caramelized shallots, fennel, mirepoix
6 oz. New York strip steak prepared to your liking, garlic herb whipped mashed potatoes, sautéed asparagus, lump crab meat, hollandaise & red wine demi-glace
white chocolate, tart cherry, house made caramel sauce, Graeter’s vanilla bean ice cream
When & Where
Cincinnati E.A.T.S. is an organization dedicated to supporting great local, independent restaurants by having fun and eating great food.
Cincinnati E.A.T.S. will expose a new clientele to the best restaurants in the region via a discounted multi-course, fixed-price meal every few months.
Each Cincinnati E.A.T.S. event will take over an entire restaurant on an "off" night for an evening of food, drinks and socializing.