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Executive Chef Micheal Iles of Sierra Nevada Brewery Hosts First Ever Beer Pairing Dinner at Circus Circus Reno
6/12/2014

Celebrate the weekend starting on a Thursday! Join Circus Circus Reno for amazing food paired with delicious beer Thursday June 26th in The Steakhouse at Circus with beer from Sierra Nevada Brewery. In attendance will be Executive Chef of the Sierra Nevada Brewery, Micheal Iles who will be cooking with Circus Circus Reno’s Executive Chef Daniel Pfeiffer. Micheal will also be the presenter for the evening.

Micheal was classically trained in Quebec, Canada and born in England. He was the owner of A la Carte Bay Area landmark restaurant in the 1980s. He also taught culinary arts at Chico State College for 10 years. Sierra Nevada Brewery was founded in 1979 by Ken Grossman, a micro-brewery ahead of its time.
The menu for the evening will compliment the beer of Sierra Nevada Brewery. The first course our chefs will be serving crepes stuffed with weisswurst and beer kraut with smoked gouda, Dijon mustard and mushroom sauce. This course will be served with Torpedo, Extra IPA. The second course will be a charcuterie of assorted salamis, prosciutto and Braunschweiger with wheat beer gelatin, ham-wrapped pickled white asparagus and warm, fingerling potato salad. The beer pairing will be Old Chico, Crystal Wheat. We keep the delicious food going with our next course of Veal scaloppini Vienna style and potato soufflé with a lemon, caper and anchovy sauce. This course will be paired with Kellerweis, Hefeweizen. We will be plating up for our fourth course, braised ‘Snake River’ Pork belly with brie cheese, braised fennel and grapefruit served with a stout. We wrap up the evening with a dessert of an Apple beignet with malt sabayon and apple gelato. The dessert will be paired with Big Foot, Barleywine style ale. Salivating yet?
Reception and seating begins at 6 p.m. with dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information on this event or to reserve your spot for this beer pairing dinner at Circus Circus, call today at 775.329.0711. This is one dinner you will not want to miss at only $65 per person plus tax and gratuity.

Circus Circus Reno is an MGM Resorts International® Destination with six unique dining options. Enjoy the free circus acts at the midway as well as games for all ages. For more information visit circusreno.com find us on Facebook, friend us on Foursquare, follow us on Twitter, text “CCR” to 86318, download our Mobile app or call 775.329.0711.
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