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4 Course Dinner with Wine Pairings for Pause 4 Paws, 501c3

Table Scape Erica Goetzman served dinner.

Table Scape Erica Goetzman served dinner.

The generous individual who bid on this live auction item at the Pause 4 Paws fundraiser invited 12 Minneapolis professionals to dinner at her home.  Erica Goetzman had the privilege of planning, preparing, and serving a wonderful menu at this gorgeous table scape, all in the name of saving the lives of more dogs and cats in need.   The guests wanted a Latin inspired menu, and Erica created the following:

Appetizer: Belgian endive wreath with blue cheese, pomegranates, and caramelized onion walnut balsamic reduction.
1st Course
Masa rounds with honey goat cheese, cumin scented avocado cream, and pepper gremolata with champagne vinaigrette and balsamic reduction
2nd Course
Argentinian salpicon of celery, Peruvian potatoes, queso fresco, and roasted walnuts
3rd Course
Peruvian red quinoa with lime marinated chicken and parmesan white wine cream sauce, aji amarillo dots, and kiwicha snowflakes
4th Course
Tres leches cake with chocolate brittle bottom and whipped cream.