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First Bite: Exhibition Fundraiser and Preview

September 21, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$100

WHEN: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 – 5:30pm

WHERE: Liberty Plaza Park; 255 East Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104

TICKETS: $100 per person | PURCHASE TICKETS HERE:


Join us for an exclusive evening before POP·X opens to the public.

First Bite will provide a first-look at the exhibition’s imaginative installations, a chance to meet some of the artists, and a specially created dinner linking the culinary and visual arts.

5:30-7:00pm

Tour the ten POP·X pavilions and meet artists during this private preview in Liberty Plaza

7:00-9:00pm

Enjoy a prix fixe, POP-X themed, dinner at Aventura or Isalita

See the menus:

 Isalita

FOR THE TABLE

TRUFFLE GUACAMOLE

AVOCADO VERDE

Tomatillo, serrano, cilantro

SALADS

MEZCAL CURED SALMON

Cured honeydew, coconut cream, chilies, dill

CUCUMBER JICAMA SALAD

Chili, mint, ginger tamarind vinaigrette

MAINS

PORK SATAY

Vietnamese pork sausage, spicy aioli, pickled carrots

BBQ BEEF

Smoked tamarind BBQ beef, crema, cilantro

SIDES

PLANTAINS

Morita cream, pico de gallo

CORN AND FLOUR TORTILLAS

POSTRE                                                                 

Key Lime Pies

Shortbread crust, whipped cream, toasted rice

Aventura

RECEPTION

Gourgere with aged mahon

Banderilla with lomo, peppadew, manchego, cornichon

Banderilla with watermelon, tomato, ricotta salad, mint oil, almond dust

1ST SEATED COURSE

Fried boquerone, grilled scallion, romesco sauce, candied lemon zest

Grilled summer squash, salsa verde, pea shoots, watercress, crushed hazelnuts

Tomato gazpacho (plated per person)

2ND SEATED COURSE

Garlic monkey bread with pepper butter

Fingerling potatoes with chorizo and shallots

Smoked Trout in saffron sauce


Special thanks to Aventura, Isalita, Lab Cafe, and Zingerman’s for their generous partnership with the Art Center on this event.

Details

Date:
September 21, 2016
Time:
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$100
Event Category:

Venue

Liberty Plaza Park
255 E Liberty St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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