Annual French Wine Dinner

Date(s) - 03/07/2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Volo’s Annual French Wine Dinner – Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Come celebrate with Volo and help us ring in our 12th Anniversary at our Annual French Wine Dinner!

Find out why Volo is among the Top 10 Most Notable Wine Lists (Open Table) and Best Wine Bars In Chicago (Thrillist): Join us Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 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 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 Meghan Vandette & 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 7:15ish

2016 Menu & Wine Pairings (actual menu tba)
NV, Domaine des Baumard, Carte Turqiuse, Cremant de Loire, Loire Valley, France

Oyster Stew, Cauliflower & Caviar
Pairing: 14, Chéreau Carré, Chateau l’Oiselinière de la Ramée, Muscadet, Sèvre-et-Maine, Loire Valley, France

Veal Sweatbreads, Spinach & Walnut Salad
Pairing: ’14, Paul Blanck et Fils, Pinot Blanc d’Alsace, Alsace, France

Foie Gras Torchon, Caramelized Pineapple, Pistachio
Pairing: ’13, Charles Baur, Pinot Gris, Alsace, France

Roasted Fennel Cured Pork, White Bean Gratin, Chicken Liver Bordelaise
Pairing: ’09, Chateau de Lisennes Rouge Bordeaux Superiore, Bordeaux, France

Fifth / Dessert
Orange Creme Brûlée
Pairing: ’10, Chateau La Rame, Semillion, Sainte-Croix-du-Mont Traditionnel, Bordeaux, France


$74.00/guest includes tax (note: does not include gratuity, please take care of your waiters night of). Purchase tickets here.

Advance online ticket purchase is recommended as this event consistently sells out! 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, suprise 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