Annual French Wine Dinner at Volo

Date(s) - 04/10/2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Annual French Wine Dinner at Volo Restaurant Wine Bar – Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 7:00pm

Come celebrate with Volo we ring in our 13th Anniversary at our Annual French Wine Dinner!

Find out why Volo is among the Top 10 Most Notable Wine Lists (Open Table), Best Wine Bars In Chicago (Thrillist), and “10 Fantastic Wine Bars To Sip, Swirl, and Drink In Chicago” (Eater): Join us Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 in what has become a highly anticipated annual event, when we will be pouring stellar hand-picked boutique wines from across France paired with a sublime six-course (actually seven) menu created by Chef/Partner Stephen Dunne and house-made dessert.  The event will take place in Volo’s cozy urban/chic dining room and bar located in charming Roscoe Village.

Arrive early and enjoy an aperitif with Wine Director & Managing Partner Jon Young for what is sure to be an event full of exciting wines, great food and good cheer!

Guest Arrival 6:45pm, Seating 7:00pm, Dinner Served 7:15


2018 Menu:

Hamachi Cru; ginger, apple, coriander
Pairing: NV Charles de Fère, Réserve Blanc de Blancs, Loire

Scallop; pickled maitake mushroom, asparagus, langoustine cardinal sauce
Pairing: 2016 Pont de Gassac Blanc, Vin de Pays de l’Herault

Duck; seared foie gras, confit thigh, duck demi-glace
Pairing: 2015 Chateau de Pierreux, Brouilly

Ris De Veau; crispy sweetbreads, bacon, chicory, endive, quail’s egg
Pairing: 2015 Domaine Guillemard-Clerc, ‘Les Parties’, Bourgogne Blanc (“Baby” Puligny-Montrachet)

Daube; Provençal stew with pork belly and house-made sausage
Pairing: 2013 Famille Perrin, ‘l’Andeol’, Cotes Du Rhones Villages Rasteau

Livarot, fig, brioche toast
Pairing: 2014 Couly Dutheil “Baronnie de la Madeleine”, Chinon

Chocolate Dacquoise
Pairing: NV Pierre Ferrand, Pineau des Charentes


$74.00/guest includes tax (note: gratuity night of)

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Advance online ticket purchase is recommended. All size parties welcome. Besides just having a love for great food & wine, this is an ideal event to share with friends, celebrate a special occasion, surprise your favorite Francophile, treat an important client or reward staff! Thank you.

About Chef Partner Stephen Dunne:  Before arriving in Chicago, Stephen worked in celebrated restaurants in New Orleans, Las Vegas, & San Francisco in addition to training at the 3-Star Michelin Restaurant Lucas Carton in Paris. Once in Chicago, he took over Chef de Cuisine positions at Spago Chicago, and then the recently opened MK. Stephen & Jon joined forces in 2005 to open Volo. This year’s menu will reflect his love for and passion for French food & wine.

Top 10 Restaurants Most Notable Wine Lists – Open Table / Chicago

The Best Wine Bars In Chicago – Thrillist

“#1 HIdden City Patio” – Chicago Magazine

Chicago’s Best: Alfresco – Chicago’s Best CLTV

“City’s Best Date Spot” (Voted Top 4) – AOL Cityguide

“Best Wine List” & “Best Wine Bar” – Best of Citysearch