GameDinner.com and Highland Brewing Company held their Big Game and Beer dinner at Asheville’s Crest Center on January 24th, hosted by Joe Lasher, co-owner of M7 Event Solutions and founder of GameDinner.com. The meal paired various big game dishes with beers brewed by Highland. A percentage of the proceeds went to feed the hungry. The menu included:
Hors D’oeuvres Course
Deer, quail, bison, and duck and local cheeses.
Bison and Barley Stew in Toasted Boule with Chestnut Crackers.
Beer pairing: Tasgall Ale
Terrine served with wild salmon, cold-water scallops and Maine lobster with blue crab ceviche. Wild rainbow trout caviar was also available.
Beer pairing: St. Theresa’s Pale Ale
Butter crunch lettuce topped with coleslaw made from jicama, sunchoke and chayote with toasted sunflower seeds and a light vinaigrette.
Beer pairing: Kashmir IPA
Grilled elk strip steak, sauce chasseur and roasted marmalade.
Beer pairing: Gaelic Ale
Cranberry spice cake with lemon sauce, whipped cream and cranberries. Served with a Cold Mountain shandy.
Beer pairing: Cold Mountain Winter Ale