Symphony of Flavor

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The home of Sylvia Neil & Dan Fischel on the west bank of the Snake River was the perfect setting for an unforgettable evening in support of the Grand Teton Music Festival.
EVENT
Jackson Hole Wine Auction
Signature Private Dinners
June 23-25, 2016

STORY BY
Homestead Staff

PHOTOS BY
Latham Jenkins

There is dining out for a cause, and then there’s a truly exceptional, never-to-be-repeated evening. The Jackson Hole Wine Auction Signature Private Dinners fall resoundingly in the latter category.

Each June, generous homeowners open up their residences to guests and top chefs and vintners from around the world. Last year was no exception: James Beard award-winning chef April Bloomfield of The Spotted Pig in New York City donated her time and team, much to the delight of guests and their taste buds.

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Drawing on her gastropub roots, Bloomfield crafted a special menu for a bevy of attendees who then sampled dishes including delicate sea bream crudo and wood grilled dry aged ribeye. For each dish, the winemakers of Masi Agricola hand-selected the wine pairings; Fonseca Porto was poured for dessert.

The best pairing of all, however, goes beyond even the culinary indulgence and laughter of the evening. All funds raised through the Signature Private Dinners support the Grand Teton Music Festival’s programming throughout the year.

Due to the limited availability of the events, they tend to sell out in a flash. Better snag your tickets before the champagne goes flat.

EVENT
Jackson Hole Wine Auction
Benefiting Grand Teton
Music Festival

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit jhwineauction.org.

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The seasonally inspired menu was prepared by the culinary team from New York City’s The Spotted Pig, led by James Beard Award-winning chef April Bloomfield.
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Guests enjoyed a perfect Teton summer evening filled with good conversation, the expertly paired superb Italian wines of Masi Agricola, and Chef Bloomfield’s exquisite flavors.