Beer, beer, beer and chef Michael Mina's food get together for a pairing dinner at StripSteak at Mandalay Bay on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Mandalay Bay's director of food and beverage and Nevada's first female cicerone Sarah Johnson teams up with Bob Brewer of Anchor Brewing Co. and Mario Vitale of Anchor Distilling Co. to host the event and will guide guests through the dinner, explaining the creative thinking behind each pairing.
The evening will begin with an Anchor Distilling Junipero cocktail featuring handmade Junipero gin created in the classic "distilled dry gin tradition." Afterward, a five-course prix fixe menu from executive chef Gerald Chin.
Here's a look at the menu:
Amberjack sashimi with a crispy crab roll, sriracha aioli, pickled cucumbers and yuzu-ponzu paired with Anchor Brewing Steam Beer.
Foie gras slider with petit pickled cherry salad, duck fat almonds and amaretto gelée paired with Anchor Brewing Summer Ale.
Soy-glazed pork belly and diver scallop with charred corn, miso butter and popcorn cream paired with Anchor Brewing Liberty Ale, Anchor Brewing IPA and Anchor Distilling Hophead.
Porcini-dusted Angus strip with lobster potato purée, blue lake green beans and red wine reduction paired with Anchor Brewing Porter.
S'mores bar with smokey marshmallow and Valrhona milk chocolate paired with Anchor Brewing Old Foghorn and Anchor Distilling Old Potrero 18.
The dinner is priced at $125 per person, plus tax and gratuity. To purchase tickets for this event, call StripSteak at 702-632-7200.
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