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A fundraising dinner brought to you by Native Seeds/SEARCH celebrating renowned Tucson chef, Janos Wilder and his 25+ year commitment to the Tucson culinary and non-profit scene. Pulling from the Janos recipe archives, a selection of Tucson’s local chefs who have worked alongside or draw inspiration from Janos collaborate on this heritage dinner.
Enjoy an agave inspired cocktail happy hour and 4 course wine dinner.
Selected artifacts from the personal collection of Native Seeds/SEARCH founders Barney and Mahina Burns will be for sale at the dinner.
Proceeds benefit Native Seeds/SEARCH
Native Seeds/SEARCH Agave Fest 2018 Dinner
April 27, 2018
Event sponsored in partnership with Milagro Tequila.
Passed Hors d’Oeuvres
SHORT RIB BIRRIA
braising liquid, agave dressed shaved shallot and cilantro slaw
Bryan Vernon, Carlos Calderon,
E + R PORK CHORIZO
tepary bean hummus, Sonoran flatbread
STREET VENDORS CORN + HUITLACOCHE J BAR CONES
Janos Wilder and Devon Sanner
Newcomer’s Blood Orange and Summer Rain Tequila Punch
Milagro Silver tequila, Iskashitaa blood oranges juice, and creosote tea
Alcantara Merlot, 2014
SEARED LINE CAUGHT CABRILLA and CALLO DE HACHA CEVICHE
corn broth, posole, avocado, guajillo chile sauce
Alcantara Sauvignon Blanc, 2014
SLOW ROASTED PORK BELLY
tepary bean, congee, XO sauce and pickled chard
Bruce Yim and Devon Sanner
Alcantara Confluence VII
LAMB IN MOLE NEGRO WITH AYOCOTE MORADO BEANS
spring vegetables with Sonoran wheat berries in an agave mojo
Alcantara Grand Rouge VI
FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE ANCHO CHILE TORTE WITH MEXICAN CHOCOLATE
mesquite flour streusel, prickly pear caramel, agave nectar and tequila sabayon
Terra d’Oro Port of Zinfandel