SOLD OUT – The Annual French Wine Dinner At Volo

Date(s) - 03/21/2023
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Annual French Wine Dinner At Volo

Note: As of March 8th, 2023 this event is now sold out. If you would like to add your name to the wait list, please email or call the restaurant at (773) 348-4600 to add your name and contact information. If there are any cancellations we will reach out and let you know. Thank you!

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Come celebrate with us at our Annual French Wine Dinner as we raise a glass to Volo’s 18th Anniversary and find out why Volo is consistently rated as one of the top wine bars in Chicago.
Join us for what has become a highly anticipated annual event, when we will be pouring stellar hand-picked iconic wines from across France paired with a sublime five-course menu created by Chef Partner Stephen Dunne. The event will take place in Volo’s “#1 Hidden City Patio” (chimag) & 100-year-old Coach House, located in charming Roscoe Village.
Arrive early and enjoy an aperitif with Wine Director / Managing Partner Jon Young along with special guest Gleshan Piumpathy of Frederick Wildman Imports for what is sure to be an evening full of exciting wines, great food, and good cheer!
Guest Arrival 6:45pm, Seating 7:00pm, Dinner Served 7:15pm
2023 Menu:
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The Green French 75 (with Chartreuse & JJ Vincent Cremant)
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Truffle Potato Dumping
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Charcuterie, Salad Vert, Mandarin Vinaigrette
Vin: 2021 Pascal Jolivet, “Attitudes” Sauvignon Blanc, Loire
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Seared Sea Scallop, Onion Soubise, Smoked Salmon Roe
Vin: 2020 Famille Vincent, Pouilly-Fuissé Cuvée Marie Antoinette
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Beef & Kidney Pie
Vin: 2020 Olivier Leflaive, Cuvée Margot, Bourgogne Rouge
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Blanquette de Porc, Crisp Belly, Le Judru Sausage, Wild Mushroom
Vin: 2019 Domaine Labruyère, Le Clos du Moulin, Moulin-à-Vent, Beaujolais
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Êntre annoncé; Dessert fiat maison, exquise, sublime, décadente.
Vin: NV Pol Roger “White Foil” Brut Reserve, Champagne
$95.00/per guest
Reserve your table here.
There will also be an exclusive pre-order wine purchase opportunity with special pricing at the end of the event for attendees to purchase their favorite selections from the wines featured at the dinner (available for pick-up at Volo once they arrive).
Advance online ticket purchase is recommended. All size parties are 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!
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 the 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 Stephen’s love and passion for French food & wine.
Runner Up “Best Wine Bar”, Chicago Reader Best of Chicago 2021
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