British Isles Dinner May 15

Wednesday 25, 2018

A six-course British Isles dinner paired with wines will be presented by the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the U.P. Chapter of the American Culinary Federation on Tuesday, May 15, at Northern Michigan University. A cocktail reception with a cash bar begins at 6 p.m. in the University Center Great Lakes Room. Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

The 2018 U.P. Folklife Award will be presented at the dinner following the entrée course. The awards are presented to a person or organization that has made a difference in the creation and preservation of folk arts in the U.P.

Chefs from the U.P Chapter of the ACF have designed each course. Appetizers include fish and chips and an arugula salad with apple and cider vinaigrette. The soup course features a traditional Welsh potato and leek soup with Stilton and smoked duck breast, served with crumpet and butter. Chicken Tikka Masala will be served before the dinner course of Irish stew with stout braised lamb shoulder, sweet winter carrots and baby kale served with cheddar soda bread. The dinner will end with desserts: peach compote and brandy chocolate truffle; Scottish shortbread with Glenlivet macerated berries; and sticky toffee pudding petit gateau.

Admission is $85 per person. To register for the event, visit Proceeds from the dinner support scholarship funds for hospitality students at NMU and the Beaumier Center’s programming fund.

Doug Lindblom
Student Writer