Get your blindfolds ready for Dining in the Dark, hosted by Crust Chandler on April 26, 2016 at 7 p.m. to benefit the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Relying solely on your sense of taste, smell and sound, Dining in the Dark offers a unique awareness experience where guests will taste their way through a sensational four-course wine pairing dinner.
Delicately crafted to enhance the sensory experience, Crust staff and special guests from the Arizona Center for the Blind will help guide guests through a four course dinner including:
Roasted Beets Salad – goat cheese, walnut pesto, garlic honey ciabatta, paired with Sauvignon Blanc
Wine notes: exploding with flavor! Intense and vividly focused, with plenty of fruit and herb flavors.
Crab and Pineapple moose on endive spears with candied jalapeno and insalata prezzemolo, paired with 2014 Chardonnay
Wine notes: opens with an inviting tropical fruit-like bouquet and aromas of kiwi, banana, and summer stone fruits (apricot and white peach) A slight hint of toasted oak on the finish.
Short Rib Ravioli – wild mushroom ragu, crispy shallots, paired with Rapture Cabernet
Wine notes: medium bodied, the wine shows flavors of dark raspberry, spiced plum and integrated toasty oak notes.
Chocolate lava cake with a cayenne pepper whip cream, paired with Lust Zinfandel
Wine notes: a deliciously smooth, showy, and seductive Zinfandel that lives up to its name
Proceeds from Dining in the Dark will benefit Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ACBVI). ACBVI is committed to enhancing the quality of life for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Operating out of central Phoenix, ACBVI offers services including technology centers, social recreation, support services and rehab training for adults who are legally blind or visually impaired as well as those who have a degenerative eye condition which may eventually become a visual impairment.
Tickets for Dining in the Dark are $65++ per person. Reservations are required and space is limited. Call Crust Chandler to reserve your spot today at 480.917.4903.