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Zephyr Grill & Bar Livermore
1736 First Street
Livermore, CA, United States, 94550
Join us Wednesday, February 21st @ 6PM for a winemakers dinner, celebrating the wines of Darcie Kent!
Established in 1996, Darcie Kent Vineyards is a family-owned & operated winery in the Livermore Valley located east of San Francisco Bay. Along with her husband David and her two daughters Kailyn and Amanda (sixth generation), Darcie Kent is committed to combining Livermore Valley terroir along with her artistry and passion to forge and sustain a world-class, family owned estate winery. They grow, barrel, and bottle all of our own wines.
Hungarrian-born winemaker Julian Halasz and Livermore native assistant winemaker Jerrod Hernandez work together with our family to handcraft wines from our estate vineyards in Livermore Valley.
In early 2013, Darcie and her family acquired the Estate Winery and Vineyard formerly occupied by Cedar Mountain Winery, and began a state of the art renovation project. Our tasting room is now located inside the historic purple barn on the property, and you’ll find no place more beautiful to taste wines than on our Terrace & Green, with its panoramic views of Livermore’s wine country.
FOR AN EXCLUSIVE 5-COURSE DINNER WITH A MENU CREATED BY
EXECUTIVE CHEF JESUS MARTINEZ.
Chef Jesus graduated from culinary school in Mexico and has been in the restaurant industry for 23 years. He also oversees the menu at Zephyr Grill’s locations in Livermore and Brentwood. With winemaker’s dinners such as these, Chef Jesus says he enjoys the “challenge of finding the flavors and dishes that pair with the wines.”
One of the most versatile chefs in the area, Jesus enjoys regularly changing up the menu at all three restaurants he oversees, and owners Lynn and Randy Tei say “he does it all” — Italian cuisine, Chinese, American, French, Asian, and Mexican. For special events like the winemaker’s dinners, “he does a fantastic job bringing out the complex wine notes with his dishes,” Lynn said. A “foodie” at heart, when Jesus isn’t working, he lovingly tends to his herb garden and fruit trees. Over the years, Chef Jesus has collaborated with several local wineries, including Bloomfield Vineyards, Petersen Vineyards, and McGrail Vineyards, to name a few.
$115.00 PER PERSON EXCLUSIVE OF 20% AUTO GRATUITY AND SALES TAX.
$23.00 – 20% Auto Gratuity
$14.14 – Sales Tax
$152.14 – GRAND TOTAL
EXCLUSIVE 5-COURSE DINNER MENU
Belgium Endive Salad – asian pears | spiced pecans | camembert cheese | walnut vinaigrette
Paired with 2023 Triska Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc
Alaskan Halibut – bacon wrapped | braised artichokes | potato ravioli | madeira sauce
Paired with 2022 Pinot Noir
Lamb Rack – herb crusted | vegetable ragu | gruyere scalloped potatoes | red wine balsamic reduction
Paired with 2021 Stone Patch Cabernet Franc
Surf + Turf – filet mignon | demi glaze | sautéed shrimp | lobster cream sauce | cauliflower puree
Paired with 2020 West Hill Cabernet Sauvignon
Panna Cotta – toasted coconut & pineapple salad | cardamon cookie crumbs
Paired with 2021 Almost Famous Methode Champenoise Gruner Veltliner