November-27-2019

L’Ordre Mondial, Brasserie Kensington 
November 27, 2019

 

Ashley James, Vice-Chargée de Presse
Pictures Courtesy of Giselle Muniz Barretto

On an arctic Wednesday evening we gathered at Brasserie Kensington for a French wine and cheese tasting courtesy of Gérard Bertrand wine and cheese from Worldwide Specialty Foods Ltd.

As guests arrived this evening they were greeted with Gérard Bertrand Gris Blanc Rosé, 2018. Then Nicolas Galy of Gérard Bertrand followed by telling us about the wines that we were to taste during the following reception. Then yours truly (Ashley James) followed and spoke about the various cheeses that were selected to pair with the wines.

 

After a delicious wine and cheese tasting we then moved into the dining room and were welcomed to dinner by Linda Robinson.

First Course

CANADIAN LOBSTER BISQUE
Oyster crackers, crème fraiche, chive
Gérard Bertrand Terroir Picpoul de Pinet 2018

Second Course

GOOSE BREAST
Beet & barley “boudin noir”, braised blueberry cabbage, veal reduction
Gérard Bertrand Domaine de cigalus IGP Aude Hauterive Rouge 2017

Third Course

LE BURGER ET FRITE
Ground Alberta lamb shank, yam bun, le campagnier cheese, black garlic aioli, black winter truffles, chickpea frites
Gérard Bertrand la Force Corbieres Boutenac Rouge 2017

This course was also served with a little card indicating we were encouraged to eat with our hands. Or to ask for cutlery.

Dessert Course

Foie Gras & BC Cherry Jelly Doughnut
Coffee or Tea

Linda brought the evening to a close and the brigade was recognized. Cam and Jacqueline were given a bottle of wine and the wonderful evening came to a close.  

Executive Chef and Owner – Cam Dobranski
Front of House Manager and Owner – Jacqueline Warrell

Thank you to Brasserie Kensington, Gérard Bertrand, Pacific Wines, and Worldwide Specialty Foods Ltd. for a terrific evening.

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