Waterloo, N.Y. — From the very start, del Lago Resort & Casino has had a focused mission to strengthen the community by supporting local businesses. The resort and casino has prided itself on forging strong partnerships with Finger Lakes wineries, breweries and meat and cheese vendors while sourcing farm fresh local ingredients. On Wednesday, February 7 at 6:30 pm, Portico by Fabio Viviani will host its first Wine Dinner Series featuring Seneca Lake’s Damiani Wine Cellars. The wine and dinner pairing will feature Portico’s local, seasonal farm-to-table Italian-inspired dishes paired with Damiani’s elegant, hand-crafted old-world style wines.
Tickets to the four-course meal are $65 per person plus tax and gratuity. Guests purchasing tickets to the Damiani Wine Cellars dinner will also receive 2 complimentary tickets to Jersey Seasons Matinee on Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. plus a 25 percent discount on Spa del Lago services that same day.
The wine paring menu will include:
Sparkling reception with light passed canapes
Damiani Wine Cellars Bollicini N.V.
Foie gras terrine with poached brûlée pear
Damiani Wine Cellars Sparkling Brut 2012
Beets and Burrata
herbs salad, crispy fried onions
Damiani Wine Cellars Dry Riesling
Davis Vineyard 2016
grilled rack of lamb, carrot & coriander purée, rice croquet, chasseur sauce
Damiani Wine Cellars Cabernet
Sauvignon Barrel Reserve 2013, 2008
About del Lago Resort & Casino
Del Lago Resort & Casino is a $440 million casino, 205-room hotel and spa in Waterloo, New York. The mission behind del Lago Resort & Casino has been to act as a gateway to the Finger Lakes region, leveraging the natural beauty and unique offerings while enhancing tourism. Del Lago Resort & Casino features 1,956 slot machines and 99 gaming tables, including 14 poker tables; award-winning Portico by Fabio Viviani, a restaurant serving with a sophisticated take on Old World Italian-inspired foods and spirits; 4,200-square-foot food court; The Vine, a 2,400-person entertainment center, bar and restaurant; Farmers Market Buffet, featuring locally sourced comfort foods and Centrifico, a bar/lounge area in the center of the gaming floor. The hotel wing features The Sociale Café & Bar, serving “gastro spa” cuisine and beverages, Lavazza Italian coffee shop, serving homemade pastries and gelato and the 14,000-square-foot European-style Spa del Lago. For more information, visit delLagoResort.com.
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