Fine Food & Drink

2014 FIRST LOOK FOR CHARITY:  WINTER GAMES

Chicago Auto Show presents "Winter Games" as the theme for the First Look for Charity Gala 2014.  Winter Games celebrates with a worldwide culinary collection of food and drink offerings from Italy, Asia, Latin America, Germany, and sweet home USA.

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OPENING CEREMONIES

A grand processional of delegates, greeted with sparkling champagne and delectable appetizers

PASSED APPETIZERS
Sponsored by SAVOR CHICAGO
Jamon Iberico with Mini Pesto Cone, Lemony Mustard Aioli
Handmade Potato Galette with Leek, Smoked Salmon, Chives, and Popped Capers
Chilled Asian Spring Roll with Rice Crepe, Mung Bean Noodle Shitake, and Cilantro


REPRESENTING USA

AMERICAN TASTING STATION
Sponsored by CATERED BY DESIGN
Grilled Cheddar Stick and Tomato Basil Soup accented with Basil Chiffonade
Artichoke Hearts Au Gratin filled with Savory Mascarpone Cheese and finished with Parmesan Cheese


AMERICAN TASTING STATION
 Sponsored by BUB CITY *station is gluten free
Pulled Pork and Coleslaw
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup


AMERICAN TASTING STATION
Sponsored by DEVON SEAFOOD
Shrimp Ceviche
Passion Fruit and Lime-Marinated Shrimp, tossed with Poached Sweet Potatoes, Fresh Corn, Black Bean Salsa, and served with White Corn Chips


AMERICAN TASTING STATION
Sponsored by DAVID BURKES PRIMEHOUSE
Maple Black Pepper Bacon Skewers
Guava Bbq Glazed Beef Short Ribs with Veggie Slaw
Spicy Shrimp Dumplings
Veggie Caesar Salad
Cheesecake Lollipops


AMERICAN TASTING STATION
Sponsored by REAL URBAN BBQ
Hash Brown Potato Muffins with Sour Cream and Chive
Mini Brioche topped with 12 Hour Pulled Pork


REPRESENTING ITALY

ITALIAN TASTING STATION
Sponsored by SAVOR CHICAGO
Waygu Beef Ravioli
Fresh Truffle, Porcini, Shaved Podano, and Truffle Butter
Traditional Sausage and Peppers

REPRESENTING GERMANY

GERMAN TASTING STATION
Sponsored by SAVOR CHICAGO
Individual Beet and Sauerkraut Slaw
Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Carrot, Onion, Fresh Dill, Crème Fraiche, and White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Angus Beef
 Yukon gold Potato, Onion, Sauerkraut, and Cheese

REPRESENTING JAPAN

JAPANESE TASTING STATION
Sponsored by UNION SUSHI + Barbeque Bar
Spicy Shrimp Sushi Roll
Tuna Cup
Black Rice Devon Roll *vegetarian
Sweet Potato, Curry Mayo, Chive, Pickled Radish, and Eel Sauce


JAPANESE TASTING STATION
Sponsored by SAVOR CHICAGO
Individual Mueller Farms Soybean Tofu Noodle Salad
Baby Hotata Confit, EVOO Poached Baby Bok Choy, Pepper Trio, and Sesame Seed Vinaigrette

7 Spice Marinated Beef Steak with Enoki and Cabbage Slaw Steamed Bao, and Spicy BBQ Aioli

REPRESENTING BRAZIL

BRAZILIAN TASTING STATION
Sponsored by TEXAS DE BRAZIL
Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce and Garlic mash potatoes

BRAZILIAN TASTING STATION
Sponsored by SAVOR CHICAGO
Individual Roasted Yam Salad
Spiced Seared Beef, Caramelized Onion, Frisee, with Honey BBQ Mayo
Ancho seared Prawns
Slow Braised Beef Steakwith Brazil Cheese Bread Baby Tomato, Cachaca Demi, and Basil Oil

CLOSING CEREMONIES

As the celebration comes to its grand finale, guests are treated to a global assortment of desserts, sundries, gourmet coffee, and espresso drinks

SPONSORED DESSERT & CHEESE STATIONS
676 Restaurant & Bar
Andy's Frozen Custard
Butter Bella Gourmet Cookies
Cappuccino Catering
Catered By Design
Chicago Butter Cookies
Garrett Popcorn Shops
Mitchells Ice Cream
Roys Restaurant
Shen Yun Chicago
ZED 451

BEVERAGE SPONSORS
Wines by Trinchero Family Estates
A signature cocktail By American Harvest Organic Spirit
A Kentucky Whiskey tasting of Gentleman Jack and Jack Daniels Single Barrel
Coconut Mojitos by Sugar Island Rum
Organic Margaritas by Tres Agaves Tequila
Coffee and Espresso by Antique Coffee & Vending Service

Created exclusively for CATA by Toque & Bottle Advisory

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