Frédéric Bistro, located in the heart of Cremorne in Melbourne, will provide a European-style setting for the evening that will see Reymond designing a four-course French menu using the finest local and seasonal ingredients.
James and Jacques will draw from their years of experience, and will guide you through the food and wine elements of the evening, while sharing stories from their celebrated careers.
The night will include canapés and sparkling to start the evening, followed by a selection of entrees and mains. The menu will be matched to 15 carefully curated wines. Across five brackets, you will taste some of the finest wines from around the country – each one a favourite of James’ from 2022.
Join us for a memorable night, with two icons from the food and wine industry, and celebrate some of the finest Australian wine. Don’t miss out.
Where: Frédéric Bistro, Cremorne VIC
When: Thursday, February 16
6:30pm – 11:00pm
House of Arras | Henschke | Jim Barry Wines | Grosset | Dawson & James | Hoddles Creek Estate | Penfolds | Oakridge | Bream Creek | Giant Steps | Paralian | Bondar Wines | Bekkers | Cherubino | Wynns Coonawarra | Cullen Wines
On arrival: canapes and sparkling
Foie gras and sauternes jelly
Tempura Kakiage of vegetables, togarashi
Baked escargots in grape tomato
First course: riesling
Salad of sea and Earth: young vegetables barigoule, marlin, lemon flan, apple dashi, brebis sheep curd, roasted scallops
Second course: chardonnay
King George whiting and Crystal Bay prawns en croute, sauce champagne, chervil
Third course: pinot noir
Southern Ranges Angus a la ficelle, horseradish gribiche, caramelised daikon and mustard ice cream tartlet
Fourth course: shiraz
Highland Sancho venison, beurre rouge, tea smoked beets, viking potatoes, Tasmanian wasabi
Fifth course: cabernet sauvignon
Holy goats "La Luna Ring" goat cheese, aged comte cloud mist from Jura, toasted walnuts
Gianduja parfait glace, spiced strawberries, four pepper tuile, espresso coffee emulsion