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Gourmet Holiday Feast

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Join us in the beautiful Outdoor Kitchen for a gourmet holiday dining experience as the Brass door welcomes the Red Door. Bok Tower Gardens’ Chef Matt Fulwood and Red Door Lakeland's Chef Lucy Cortes-Castaneda are teaming up for five courses gourmet garden-to-table dinner with fresh locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy each course with wines personally selected by Red Door Owner and Sommelier Richard DeAngelis. Scroll down for the complete menu.

Event Date & Time

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
6:30 p.m.


$175 for members
$200 for Non-members (includes general admission)

This evening combines the flavorful holiday memories of each chef set against a tapestry of stars. Each guest will take home a holiday gift from the Gardens.

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A Gourmet Holiday Feast
Chef Lucy Cortes-Castanda, Red Door Lakeland
Chef Matthew Fulwood, Blue Palmetto Café, Bok Tower Gardens
Sommelier Richard DeAngelis, Red Door Lakeland

Cocktails & Appetizers
Crispy Flatbread from the Pizza Oven featuring Taleggio Cheese and
Drizzled with Locally Sourced Honeycomb
Red Beet Tartare
Smokey Grilled Oysters with Bacon and Crispy Panko
Red Door Holiday Sparkling Wine Cocktail

Starter Course
Butter Poached Crawfish Risotto with Fire Roasted Corn and accented with fresh parsley
Chardonnay, J. Rochiolio Vineyard & Winery, Russian River Valley, Healdsberg, California

Salad Course
Fresh pears, pomegranate arils, and pumpkin seeds over artisan greens and
dressed with locally sourced Florida olive oil, citrus and white balsamic dressing
Sauvignon Blanc, J. Rochiolio Vineyard & Winery, Russian River Valley, Healdsberg, California

Roselle Granita

Main Course
Duo of Pheasant
Confit of Pheasant leg and Crispy Seared Breast served over Celery Root Puree with
Roasted Sunburst Squash and Chanterelle Au Jus
Pinot Noir, J. Rochiolio Vineyard & Winery, Russian River Valley, Healdsberg, California

Dessert Course
Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Tart, Chocolate Cake with Cappuccino Buttercream and Crème Anglais
& Tipsy Eggnog with Cabin Fever Maple Whiskey

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Please Note:

Ticket price includes general admission to the Gardens. Tickets are available for purchase at www.boktower.org, in person at the Visitor Center or by phone at 863-734-1222. All programs and classes promptly begin at stated time and visitors are encouraged to arrive at least 10 minutes before class begins for check-in. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Culinary events are demonstration based and late arrivals may not be accommodated. For classes held after 5 pm, the entrance gate will stay open for an additional 30 minutes after the start time. Once the gate closes, late arrivals will not be admitted. Due to the nature of culinary events held at the Outdoor Kitchen, Bok Tower Garden may attempt, but cannot guarantee, to accommodate food allergies. Dogs are not permitted at any educational program.