Seven Senses held a French-Italian wine pairing dinner on Thursday, Oct. 25, featuring premium wines from various parts of France and Italy as well as professionally prepared food by Chef Chad Combs. Nearly 60 guests enjoyed 6 paired courses at the event held at The Putnam Room on Cookeville’s historic courthouse square.  The menu consisted of the following:

Course 1 – Bouvet Ladubay Saumur Brut

– Apple & goat cheese bruschetta

– Sugar-cured salmon w/champagne mignonette

– Beer-battered jumbo lump crab w/honey chipotle drizzle

Course 2 – Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace Pinot Gris

Crispy pork belly w/caramelized corn emulsion

Course 3 – Maison Louis Jadot, Puligny-Montrachet

Lobster bisque

Course 4 – Chateau des Jacques, Moulin-a-Vent

Seared duck breast w/orange lavender beets

Course 5 – Agricola Punica, Isola del Nuraghi Barrua

Coffee-crusted venison tenderloin w/bleu cheese & sage risotto

Course 6 – Michele Chiarlo, Moscato d’Asti

Apricot eclairs w/peach white chocolate