MINNEAPOLIS (November 9, 2015) – FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar Mall of America (2100 Killebrew Drive, Bloomington) is pairing up with Waconia, Minnesota based J. Carver Distillery for a one-night only reception on Wednesday, November 18 from 6-8 p.m.
J. Carver Distillery creates artisanal craft spirits made with the highest quality ingredients that are sourced locally and domestically, while the copper stills used are from Germany’s oldest fabricator mixing the old-world tradition with local ingredients to create superb spirits.
Combining the local flavor that FireLake boasts, Executive Chef Dinesh Jayawardena has created a tasting menu showcasing the best of Minnesota cuisine paired with J. Carver cocktails.
J. Carver Distillery Reception Tasting Menu
J. Carver Lake House Vodka, Fresh Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup
Venison Kohlrabi, Gin Lentil, Vinaigrette
J. Carver Grimm Farm Ultra-Premium Gin, Luxardo, Green Chartreuse
Pheasant, Hochepot Potatoes, Enokitake Mushroom
Classic Old Fashioned
J. Carver Rye, Simple Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Bittercube Orange Bitters
Bacon-Wrapped Quail Leg, Salsify, Gastric
J. Carver Barrel Rested Gin, Simple Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Orange Curacao, Pernod Absinthe
Salmon Pastrami, Capers, Fennel Salad with Corn
Campari Lake House
J. Carver Premium Vodka, Campari, Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
Chocolate Juniper Cake with Brulee Sugar
Carver’s Gritti Palace
J. Carver Merlot Grappa, White Cinzano, Aperol, Passion Fruit Juice, Rose Syrup
The five course reception with parings is $30 per person plus tax and 22% service charge. To make a reservation, please call (952) 851-4040.
About FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar
FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar, serving Regionally Grown. Minnesota Inspired., cuisine features a modern yet comfortable décor, a chic bar area, a craft cocktail list, and deluxe desserts. FireLake has reinvented local dining by capturing the essence of the best that Minnesota has to offer with a farm-to-table concept that incorporates fresh and local produce wherever possible—all with a creative flair and an irresistible presentation in two locations at Radisson Blu Mall of America and Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown. For reservations and more information visit www.firelakerestaurant.com.
Kathleen O’Connell / Lisa Rodriguez