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Gin + Watermelon at The Asbury

August 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Gin + Watermelon

Monday, August 6, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

The Asbury
235 N Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Tickets: $65 (704-342-1193) 

Gin + Watermelon is back! Raleigh chef Scott Crawford (Crawford and Son) joins Matthew Krenz in the kitchen and Johnny Caldwell and Taneka Reaves (known as the Cocktail Bandits from Charleston, SC). The dinner features creative, playful pairings of watermelon + gin in all five courses.

Five courses for $65/person plus tax + gratuity (includes gin pairings). Non-alcoholic mocktails available. Additional wine, cocktails, and beverages available at the bar.

Scott Crawford of Crawford and Son. James Beard Foundation Best Chef: Southeast semi-finalist (2008, 2011-2014, 2016)

Menu:

Summersuit (Welcome Punch)
Seasonal Berries, Lemon Juice, Gin, Sparkling Wine

1st Course
Compressed Watermelon Carpaccio –
Blackberry, Tomato, Pine Nuts, Tarragon

2nd Course
Yellow Watermelon Gazpacho – Peach, Cucumber, Yuzu, Jalapeno Granita

Cocktail: Porgy & Bess
Gin, Watermelon Water, Lime Juice, Agave Syrup,
Cannonborough Honey Basil, Soda

3rd Course
Grilled Watermelon + Tomato – Fried Green Tomato, Deviled Crawfish Salad, Smoked Trout Caviar, Fennel

Cocktail: Peninsula Tea
Sweet Tea Vodka, Lemon Juice, Ginger Honey Syrup, Tonic
Water

4th Course
Snapper – Watermelon, Crispy Ham, Pickled Mango Sorbet, Frisee, Green Peppercorn

Cocktail: Charleston Single, Gin, Grapefruit Juice, Cucumber Syrup, Tonic Water

5th Course
Watermelon Sorbet – Salted Ganache, Matcha Meringue, Pickled + Compressed Watermelon

Mocktail: Watermelon Matcha Mint Mocktail
Watermelon Puree, Matcha Tea, Mint

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Johnny Caldwell and Taneka Reaves the Cocktail Bandits. Photo: Kim Alston-Craven

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Date:
August 6, 2018
Time:
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Venue

The Asbury
235 NORTH TRYON ST.
CHARLOTTE NC 28202 , NC 28202 United States
Phone:
704-342-1193
Website:
http://www.theasbury.com/