ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 14, Ruth's Chris Steak House will host a Napa Valley-style evening across the country with its "Taste of Napa" five-course pairing dinner. Guests will be transported to the Napa Valley as they enjoy Ruth's Chris dishes perfectly paired with benchmark Napa Valley wines from Beringer Vineyards, Stags' Leap Winery, Etude and St. Clement Vineyards. The dinner is the first in a series of five national pairing dinners that will take place in 2013.
"We are delighted to partner with Wine Enthusiast Magazine to bring a tasting exploration of the unique terroir of Napa Valley alongside California-inspired dishes developed in partnership with these wineries and our executive chef. We will bring Napa Valley to 87 cities on March 14," said Helen Mackey, Director of Beverage Strategy for Ruth's Chris Steak House.
"We are thrilled to be partnering with Ruth's Chris Steak House to create this wonderful wine experience," said Editor & Publisher Adam Strum. " Napa is one of the most iconic wine destinations on earth and we feel these incredible wines will transport our dinner guests there with the Taste of Napa Dinner."The featured menu includes: -First Course: Roasted Asparagus & Herbed Goat Cheese, Arugula, mustard vinaigrette, kalamata olives Paired with Beringer Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc -Second Course: Snow Crab Bisque, Spiked with brandy & chardonnay, garlic croutons Paired with St. Clement Napa Valley Chardonnay -Third Course: Warm Cremini Mushroom Tart, Balsamic beurre blanc, spring vegetable chutney Paired with Etude Carneros Pinot Noir -Fourth Course: Filet Mignon with Cabernet Onions, served sizzling with butter and parsley Paired with Stags' Leap Winery Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Accompaniments: Creamed spinach with bleu cheese gratinee & Pecan crusted sweet potato casserole -Dessert: Cheesecake Brulee, Chewy gooey chocolate-walnut cookie, rhubarb compote, strawberry sauce Paired with Beringer Nightingale Semillon Sauvignon-Blanc Wine dinner pricing varies by market with an average price of $95 per person. For a complete list of participating restaurants, and to make reservations, visit http://www.ruthschris.com/promotions/NapaWine/. Each dinner guest will receive a complimentary three-month subscription to Wine Enthusiast Magazine. About Ruth's Chris Steak House Ruth's Chris Steak House, Inc. is the largest upscale steak house company in the world, with over 130 restaurant locations around the globe. Founded in New Orleans by Ruth Fertel in 1965, Ruth's Chris specializes in USDA Prime grade steaks served in Ruth's Chris signature fashion ... "sizzling." Look for upcoming national wine dinners at www.ruthschris.com. About Ruth's Hospitality Group Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RUTH) is a leading restaurant company focused on the upscale dining segment. The Company owns the Ruth's Chris Steak House, Mitchell's Fish Market, Mitchell's Steakhouse and Cameron's Steakhouse concepts. With more than 150 company- and franchisee-owned locations worldwide, Ruth's Hospitality Group was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Winter Park, Florida. About Wine Enthusiast Magazine