Food

Dinner with A Purpose

Thursday, December 13, 2012    

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The luxe Round Hill Hotel & Villas was the backdrop for a fund-raising gourmet dinner hosted last Wednesday evening by the non-profit organisation, ‘We Care for Cornwall Regional Hospital’.

Steered by Caribbean Producers of Jamaica (CPJ) Executive Chairman Mark Hart, and featuring a specially prepared menu by Round Hill’s multi-award-winning executive chef Martin 0, the dinner event raised US$6,000 (J$552,000) for the charitable cause, which this year, has garnered an estimated US$100,000 (J$9.2 million) through its other fund-raising ventures to better develop the hospital.

The four-course dinner affair — which saw selected CPJ wines being poured with each course — opened with organic baby greens and closed with decadent chocolate hazelnut bars.

We share scenes from the gourmet repast that won overwhelming plaudits from guests.

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Chateau St Jean Fume Blanc

Sonoma County 2010

Organic Baby Greens

Home-made ginger candy, pickled sorrel sepals dressing

Beringer Napa Valley Private Reserve Chardonnay

Napa Valley 2010

Orecchiette Pasta

Pimento-cured slow-roasted duck breast, Round Hill organic arugula pesto

Souverain Alexander Merlot

Sonoma County 2008

Braised Short Ribs

Chickpea dumplings

Stag’s Leap Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley 2009

Chocolate Hazelnut Bar

Blue Mountain espresso crème en glaze

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