Atlanta’s Canoe to Host Scotch Dinner with BenRiach Distillery in September
Canoe welcomes BenRiach Distillery on Monday, September 16 for an expertly-prepared four-course meal along the tranquil banks of the Chattahoochee River.
Known for its bold approach to the art of distillation and cask maturation, BenRiach Distillery (est. 1898) crafts unpeated, peated, and triple distilled malt whisky. For this special event, Canoe’s executive chef Matthew Basford has crafted a seasonal four-course menu to compliment BenRiach scotch cocktails as well as scotch, neat. The evening will begin with passed appetizers at 6:30 p.m. with Global Brand ambassador Stewart Buchanan to aid in the experience of BenRiach expressions, followed by dinner at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $110 per person and can be purchased online at Brown Paper Tickets.
Chef Matthew Basford’s four-course menu includes:
East Coast Oysters, Smoked Bacon Mignonette
Char Sui Duck Steamed Buns
Foie Gras Chicken Liver Mousse, Cherry Gel
Seared Georges Bank Scallops
Carolina Gold Rice, Tuna, Aged Soy
Hot Smoked Wild King Salmon
Beet Crouton, Fennel, Apple Butter
Peppercorn Crusted Kangaroo
Blue DAvergne Baklava, Hazelnut, Cherry
Georgia Grown Ribeye
Aged Cheddar Gratin, BGE Smoked Vegetables, Maitakes
Nyangbo Crème Brulee
Cinnamon, Apple, Caramel
Since opening in 1995, Canoe has established its reputation as Atlanta’s classic, quintessential fine dining restaurant set in a historic, relaxed location. Not only have locals recognized Canoe’s distinct charm and appeal, but the restaurant has been featured in notable publications such as Bon Appétit, Food and Wine, Gourmet, The Wine Spectator, and the New York Times as well as being named The Most Romantic Restaurant in Georgia by The Daily Meal.