2019 WCC

Culinary Delights Grand Tasting

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Attendees of the 18th Annual Wine & Culinary Classic will sample culinary delights from the following caterers during the Grand Tasting. 

Presented by Executive Chef Todd Christensen

Big Sky Resort has eight food outlets to service your needs from café, family styled food to fine dining. We are Montana’s premier ski resort with over 5300 acres of skiing: 50 Big Sky Resort Rd, Big Sky, 406.995.8072, bigskyresort.com

  • North African Vegan “Meatballs” – Montana lentil tagine, minted harissa carrots, chermoula tahini (v, gf)(contains soy, tree nuts)
  • Korean Bulgogi Bison Tartare with kimchee on puffed rice cracker presented on frozen marble slabs (gf, df)
  • Pecan Smoked Local Trout with roe, pickled red onion, green onion rice cracker (df, gf)(contains fish)

Presented by Executive Chef Ryan Cotterell
A local food truck and catering company specializing in fine dining food at food truck pricing. Our goal is to provide our guests with an amazing dining experience and to wow them with our customer service. We use eco-friendly packaging and use a large amount of sustainable food and resources/biz practices; 406.224.0386, chefstablefoodtruck.com

  • Crab Cakes(df)(contains wheat, egg, shellfish)
  • Crustini with Smoke Brisket & Bacon Jam (df) (contains wheat)
  • Hamachi Poke (df, gf)(contains soy)\

Presented by Owner and Chef Claudia Kraveat

Claudia's Mesa is a boutique food emporium bringing to Montana flavors from around the world through our cooking classes, special events, and catering, promoting, showcasing and supporting our state's sustainable growers, ranchers, and producers. 406.539.8648, claudiasmesa.com

  • Chicken Croquette with Pear Glaze
  • Spinach Feta Sephardic Burekas (veg)
  • Gaucho Bites – yams, Portuguese Chorizo and figs (gf)(df if you do not use aioli)

Presented by General Manager Ian Crawford and Sushi Manager Wyatt
Dave’s Sushi - Off Main has been voted “Bozeman’s Best Sushi” every year since it opened. One visit and diners will understand why; it’s the most friendly, fun, and affordable restaurant with the best sushi! Dave’s sushi experience is unrivaled in quality and creativity. Extraordinary sushi at affordable prices and a great selection of beer, wine, and sake. Located at 115 N. Bozeman Ave, 406.556.1351, daves-sushi.com

Assortment of Maki Rolls - many items contain fish or shellfish

  •  California Roll (df,gf,!)
  • Ebi Roll – cooked shrimp, avocado, cucumber (df, gf)
  • Smoked Salmon Roll – smoked salmon, avocado, cucumber (df, gf)
  • Veggie Roll - avocado, cucumber, carrot (df, gf)
  • Kappa Rolle – cucumber (df, gf)
  • Ahi Roll – tuna, avocado, cucumber (df, gf,!)
  • Spicy Tuna Roll – tuna, Sriracha mixture, pure sesame oil, salt (df, gf,!)
  • Salmon Roll – salmon, avocado, cucumber (df, gf,!)
  • Hamachi Roll – yellowtail, avocado, cucumber (df, gf,!)
  • Bayou Roll – crawfish, Sriracha spice mix, Japanese Mayo (Kewpie), Cucumber, and Avocado (df, gf,!)
  • Nigiri (fish pressed on rice) • Raw Hamachi (yellowtail) (df, gf, !)
  • Raw Salmon (df, gf, !) • Smoked Salmon (df, gf)
  • Raw Ahi (Bigeye Tuna) (df, gf,

Presented by Eric and Laurie Stenberg, and Gregg Harris

Free Range Kitchen is a private chef/catering operation in Bozeman operating since 2014. Eric and Laurie Stenberg have been in the Gallatin Valley for over 20 years supplying people with food that is sourced locally. We believe that keeping your food supply closer to home is imperative and supporting local agriculture is our main focus. We have grown our business to include Artisan Charcuterie, founded by Gregg Harris. He has devoted his time to the art of Charcuterie sourcing all of his pork, bison and wild game locally and raised in comfortable environments. We are the only state-inspected Charcuterie facility which allows us to sell wholesale throughout the state; 528 N Broadway, 406.539.4721, artisanmeatandcheese.com

  • Sponsor Tables • Charcuterie Platters that include Orange Fennel Salami, Spicy Salametti, Lamb Prosciutto, and Peperone

Presented by Owner Bill Neubauer

Fresco owner Bill Neubauer grew up in the restaurant business and has spent the past 20 years in the Gallatin Valley. He is passionate about this area as well as the food that he prepares. He and his friendly staff would like to share his excellent cuisine with you in the setting of your choice. Fresco offers a complete catering service; they can cater any size event and can customize to your needs. From weddings and family reunions, to fisherman’s lunches and picnics, Café Fresco can take care of the cooking, while you relax and enjoy your event; 317 E Mendenhall, 406.586.6826, frescocafebozeman.com

  • Spinach Artichoke Rollatini (veg)
  • Neapolitan Meatballs (contains dairy, nuts)
  • Flourless Chocolate Torte with Berry Compote (gf)(veg)(contains eggs, dairy)

Presented by Executive Chef Matthew Edgerley

The Hilton Garden Inn Bozeman is 100% locally owned and is a proud member of the Western Sustainability Exchange. Executive Chef Matt Edgerley is a native Montanan, born in Bozeman and raised in Helena. He graduated with honors from the Western Culinary Institute, a Le Cordon Bleu Institution. Chef Matt offers over 20 years of culinary experience providing high-end catering options and delightful banquet facilities for a variety of events. The Hilton Garden Inn Bozeman is a wonderful choice for travelers of business as well as leisure guests. Join us for a catered event in our Larkspur Ballroom or dine in our Garden Grille Restaurant to experience Executive Chef Matthew Edgerley’s Dinner Menu. The Garden Grille Restaurant is open seven days a week for Breakfast & Dinner, including a nice selection of Beer and Wine. 2023 Commerce Way, 406.582.9900, Hilton Garden Inn Bozeman

  • Braised Local Pig Cheek Tostada (gf)(contains dairy)
  • Triple Layer Mousse (veg)(contains dairy, eggs, almond extract)
  • Grilled Fresh Peach Caprese Skewer with Pomegranate Reduction (veg)(contains dairy)

Presented by Owner Tara Wantulok

‘Exceptionally Cultured, Surprisingly Local,’ Joe's Parkway has been a family owned and operated Market since 1969. Over the years, it has evolved into a full-service specialty market, carrying an impressive selection of wine, beer, cheese, chocolate and other hard to find specialty foods. Joe's Parkway takes pride in hand selecting the products they carry. If you are in search of something unique, try Joe's Parkway first; if they don't have it, they will try to get it! Located at 903 West College, 406.586.2005, joesparkway.com

  • A mouth-watering Selection of Imported and Domestic Cheeses (gf, veg)
  • Selection of Imported Olives (gf, df, veg) and Other Antipasta, including Prosciutto Di Parma (gf, df)
  • Gourmet Crackers & Breads including Gluten Free options (gf)

Presented by Owners Jean- Pierre Wlady Grochowski and Shannon Hughes Grochowski

Shannon and Wlady Grochowski are the French American couple behind La Châtelaine Chocolat Co. They create chocolates that are as beautiful to look at as to eat. They value high-quality provisions, and use seasonal ingredients inspired by scents and flavors of France. They believe that less is more when it comes to making high-quality chocolates and pastries and value small quantities. You can visit them at their two Downtown Bozeman Locations (110 S Rouse Ave, and Baxter Hotel, 125 W Main), chatelainechocolate.com

  • Dessert - We've created a simple chocolate menu tonight that reflects flavors based on the bounty of each season (gluten free, soy, milk, dairy, may contain traces of peanuts and tree nuts)

Presented by Owner Lauryn Mathis and Pastry Chef Catherine Cornell

At LUXE we bake the perfect bite, transforming the ordinary into extraordinary. We take the nostalgic cupcake dessert, add top-shelf spirits, and produce our very own coveted Spirited Sweets! LUXE believes that the flavors that make spirits unique, paired with rich ingredients, create intoxicating combinations. So, go ahead, indulge & EAT RESPONSIBLY* 406.539.7699, luxebozeman.com

  • Dessert
    • Summer:
      • Red Curry & Coconut Macarons (gf, veg)(has almond flour)
      • Raspberry & Champagne Macarons (gf, veg) (has almond flour)
    • Fall:
      • Red Wine Caramel Popcorn (gf, veg)
    • Winter:
      • S'mores Tartlet - graham cracker crust filled with a rich chocolate ganache and topped with a toasted marshmallow fluff (veg)
      • Fig, Caramelized Onion, Goat Cheese Tartlet - sweet pastry filled with fig and caramelized onion, topped with a whipped goat’s cheese (veg)
    • Spring:
      • Grapefruit & Rosemary Cupcake with a Riesling rosemary drizzle (veg)
  • *All spirits are reduced to contain zero alcohol.
  • **Cupcakes may contain tree nuts, peanuts, eggs, wheat, soy, milk and/or dairy.

Presented by General Manager & Partner Yvonne McDonald

Family owned pizzeria located in the Cannery District, we enjoy giving great service and sharing quality hand-made food with our community. We also serve craft beer from around the world and domestic and Italian wine. Open for lunch and dinner Monday - Friday and dinner on the weekends. Located at 1285 North Rouse, 406-404- 1270, pizzacampania.net

  • Pizza Margherita – San Marzano tomato, fresh mozzarella, olive oil, basil (veg)(contains wheat, dairy)
  • Lombardo Pizza – San Marzano tomato, prosciutto, parmesan, arugula (contains wheat, dairy)
  • Spaisi Miele Pizza – pepperoni, salami, pepperoncini, roasted red peppers, honey (contains wheat, dairy)
  • Polpettes - local beef & pork meatballs with marinara (contains wheat, eggs, dairy)

Presented by Owners Jeremy Scott & Colten Croskey

Seven specializes in authentic Japanese sushi, and a variety of Japanese fusion appetizers and entrées. We are proud to offer sustainably harvested fish, local Waygu and an extensive beer, wine, and sake selection. Since relocating to Bozeman’s historic Cannery District, we’ve expanded our menu to better serve vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free needs. Our new space is modern yet casual, uniquely Bozeman, and perfect for any occasion. For the Wine & Culinary Classic, we’ve selected a few crowd favorites, sure to delight both long time sushi lovers & skeptical newbies. Seven is located at 113 E Oak St #1A, 406.577.2241, 7bozeman.com

  • Sesame Street Roll - yellowtail, cucumber & avocado topped with salmon, sesame sweet chili and scallions (gf)
  • Headwaters Roll - tuna, avocado, jalapeno & cilantro topped with yellowtail, sweet chili garlic, lime juice and scallions (gf)
  • California Roll - krab salad, cucumber, & avocado rolled in tobiko (gf)
  • Prairie Brownie Bites (gf)

Presented by Founder Tiffany Lach, Principal Stacey Wenthe, and Savory Kitchen Manager Sarah Boeres

Since 2008, Sola has been serving Bozeman delectable foods, treats, and coffees, made from scratch with the finest ingredients. With the launch of the Compass Cafe last summer in Big Sky, the Sola team continues its dedication to provide enlivening places for community to gather. Food that feels good! Come visit us across the street from the Museum of the Rockies at 290 W Kagy Blvd, 406.922.7652, solacafe.com

  • Harissa Grilled Cauliflower Skewers (gf, ef, nf)
  • Beet Ceviche Shooters (gf, ef, nf, df)
  • Bo Ssam with ginger scallion and house-made kimchi (df, ef, nf)

Presented by Chef Joel Tennyson

Squire House is a stylish New American restaurant and bar with upscale culinary flair, classically crafted cocktails, and wines from small unique wineries. Indoor or outdoor dining located next to the Element Hotel, 25 E Mendenhall St, 406.577.2773, squirehousebozeman.com

  • 24 hour Beef Short Rib Bone Marrow Mash with crispy parsnip (gf)(contains dairy)
  • Elote' Fresh Corn Jalapeno Lime Creme Fraiche with cotija cheese and corn chips (gf) (contains dairy)
  • Lemon Custard Blackberry Tart (contains dairy, wheat)

Presented by Owner and Head Chef Linda Huang

The Hummingbird’s Kitchen is a cooking school offering hands-on Asian cooking classes. We also cater special Asian banquet events in private homes and other venues, specializing in Chinese and Thai dinners in small and private setting; 111 S. Grand Ave, 406.551.0645, hummingbirdskitchen.com

  • Southern China Spring Rolls with Spicy Peanut Sauce. Rice sheets wrap with fresh herbs (gf, df, v)(contains peanut)
  • Turkey Pot-stickers – signature dumplings handmade with ground turkey meat and Chinese cabbage with home-made sauce (df)(contains wheat, shellfish, eggs, peanut)
  • Firecracker Shrimp – spring roll wrap with black bean sauce shrimp (df)(contains shellfish, wheat)

Presented by Owners Noah Corwin and Albert McDonald

The Mint Caféand Bar has been a Gallatin Valley tradition since 1904. We feature hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood and the valley's best happy hour daily; 27 E Main St, Belgrade, 406.924.6017, mintcafebar.com

  • Spring:
    • Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Tartlets with fennel and dill salad (veg)(contains egg, dairy)
  • Summer:
    • Old Bay Blue Crab Cakes with smoked tomato mayonnaise (contains egg, contains shellfish, dairy)
  • Fall:
    • Herb Marinated Escargot with roasted pumpkin puree and parmesan (contains dairy, contains shellfish)

Presented by Chef Tyler Foster and Sous Chef Nick Hamley

Selecting quality products is a continuous process involving the careful judgment of buyers throughout Town & Country Foods. Our location on South 11th offers the largest retail wine cellar in the state of Montana, and onsite chefs to create the finest foods with the highest standards. Located at 219 N 19th, 1611 S 11th, and 1217 W Park St in Livingston; check out our newest location at 205 W Madison in Belgrade; 406.587.5541; tncfoods.com

  • Winter to Spring:
    •  Herbed Cream Cheese Appetizer Cups with sliced radish, cucumber, grape tomato and pistachio (contains dairy, tree nuts, egg)
  • Spring to Summer:
    • Mini Roasted Corn Crab Cakes topped with lemon crème fraiche and a cucumber and pineapple relish (contains shellfish, dairy, egg)
  • Summer to Fall:
    • Fire Roasted Pork Tenderloin & Root Vegetable Empanadas finished with a sweet corn and squash coulis (contains dairy, egg)

Presented by Riza Chase- Gilpin and Laurie Rennie

Based in Big Timber MT, local sustainability and regional partnerships are the key values behind our award-winning teas and accessories. Our teas, honey products, and accessories offer the joy of simple pleasures and the peace of quiet moments. Enjoy tea as it is meant to be! Tumblewood Teas are available for purchase in the museum store. 406.932.9641, tumblewoodteas.com

  • Iced Teas
    • Tinsley Tea Time, spring herbal - exclusive blend of the Tinsley House Hibiscus flower, lemon peel, red rose petals, rosehips, apple pieces (caffeine free)
    • Lakeside Sunrise, summer green - a pleasingly complex blend of roots, fruits, flowers and herbs pack a well-balanced green tea “punch”
    • Pina Co-La-Tea, summer black – this very rich and creamy blend will send you on a tropical get away with the very first sip! (contains coconut)
    • Aah Apricot, fall oolong - this light, sweet oolong will elicit a sigh of pleasure as the complex oolong tea leaves fuse with lovely apricot tones
    • Cinnamon Bear, fall black - sweet and smooth, this lively blend features the full rich flavor of warm sweet cinnamon
    • Boulder River Currant, winter pu’erh - ride the creamy current of deep, wine-like fruity flavors in this smooth, full-bodied tea
  • Hot Teas
    • Autumn Spice, fall black - a crisp, vibrant blend that offers a lingering warmth just like radiant embers
    • Muddy Creek, winter pu’erh - earthy, rich and full bodied, this decadent treat will fill that chocolate craving every time! (contains soy, dairy)
    • Vanilla Skies, spring rooibos - a dreamy, creamy, smooth vanilla rooibos, makes caffeine-free a treat anytime (caffeine free)
    • Seize The Mo Mint, spring green - a traditional recipe, robust and crisp, combining Gunpowder green tea with our finest peppermint
    • Bright Montana Morning, summer herbal - zesty lemon blended with soothing herbs, clears the mind and calms the spirit (caffeine free)

Presented by Owners Joe and Megan Romano

Chefs Joe and Megan Romano opened Urban Kitchen and Salted Caramel Cafe in October 2017 in Downtown Bozeman. They are inspired by a lifetime of travel and culinary adventures in Europe, New York, Las Vegas and now Bozeman. The Romanos couldn’t be happier having moved to Bozeman and cooking seasonal favorites in their two restaurants. Urban Kitchen features inspired seasonal American cuisine with an eclectic wine list and hand-crafted cocktails. Open daily, 3 pm - 10 pm. Salted Caramel is an artisan cafe and bakery featuring a hearty breakfast and lunch. Open 7 am - 2:30 pm daily. Located at 5 W Mendenhall St, Suites 102 & 103, Urban Kitchen: 406.577.2003. Salted Caramel Cafe: 406.577.2220, saltedcaramelcafe.com

  • Summer Strawberry Rhubarb Parfait - strawberry, rhubarb, heavy cream, lemon curd, vanilla cake
  • Salted Caramel Smores Parfait with Toasted Meringue - brownie, caramel, meringue
  • Heirloom Tomato, Watermelon and Mozzarella Salad - tomato, watermelon, mozzarella, basil, oil, parmesan (gf)(veg)

Presented by Pastry Chef Christina Hoover

Wild Crumb is a family owned bakery specializing in artisan breads and pastries. We are thrilled to be a part of the Bozeman community and value our neighboring farms and small businesses. Our bakers are passionate for their craft and love creating new things for you to enjoy. Located at 600 N Wallace #6, 406.579.3454, wildcrumb.com

  • Lime Macaron – watermelon gelee, passionfruit buttercream, fresh mint (gf)
  • Buttermilk Panna Cotta – tarragon, macerated peaches, champagne gelee, brioche crouton
  • Chocolate Sable – fromage blanc mousse, Flathead cherries, pine nut brittle