Four Course Dinner with Artisanal Cheeses and Beer Pairings curated by Liz Thorpe at Gaylord Texan's Old Hickory Steakhouse - June 15th, 2011, 7pm

A four-course dinner prepared by Joanne Bondy, executive chef, Old Hickory Steakhouse at The Gaylord Texan, welcomes Murray’s Cheese to Dallas and features Liz Thorpe, author, cheese expert and vice-president of Murray's Cheese.

Passed Hors d’Oeuvres
French Feta Stuffed Green Olives
Salami & Fontina Fontal Paninis
Bourbon Cured Pickles with Aged Gouda
Blonde Ale: Firemans #4 Longneck, Blanco, Texas
First Course
Habanero Corn and Crab Soup
with Sartori SarVecchio Parmesan Crostini
Pale Ale: Lost Gold IPA, Blanco, Texas
Second Course
Heirloom Tomato Salad with Di Stefano Burrata
Lemon Basil Vinaigrette
Hefeweizen: Widmer Wheat Beer, Portland, Oregon
Beef Tenderloin with Smokehaus Blue & Bacon Gratin
Warm Potato Salad
Herbed White Asparagus
Mustard Seed Braun Sauce
Ale: Brooklyn Brown Ale, Brooklyn, New York
Blueberry Pie with Lavender Butter
VBC Cremont Cheese Ice Cream
Barleywine Style: Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Ale, Chico, California

Location: The Gaylord Texan, Old Hickory Steakhouse, Bacchus Room, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051
Date/Time: June 15, 2011, 7pm
Cost: $95, includes tax, gratuity, valet and a copy of The Cheese Chronicles by Liz Thorpe
How to reserve: RSVP 817.778.2202 or email wroberts-marchini [at] gaylordhotels [dot] com

- Karen Silverston, June 2011