LAS VEGAS (March 2013) – On Sunday, April 14 – Alizé at the Top of the Palms Casino Resort will be hosting a special Le Bec Fin dinner showcasing MacFarlane Pheasants. A hearty meat conveniently available year-round, pheasant is a lean protein with superb flavor and superior nutrition. The reception will begin at 6:30 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. The price per person for the 6-course meal will be $135.
“La Joie du Vin” is French for “The Joy of Wine” which correlates with the cuisine guests will experience during the dinner. MacFarlane Pheasants is largest pheasant farm in North America, family owned and operated since 1929. The protein-packed pheasants are known for being amongst the meatiest and most flavorful on the market. MacFarlane Pheasants’ own cutting and packaging facility allows for greater control over quality, appearance and variety. When compared with chicken, domestic turkey or beef, pheasant is lower in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol.
The dinner begins with a selection of five amuse-bouches including salmon gravlax on grissini; crab leg in kataifi; beef wrapped in cucumber; lobster salad profiterole and foie gras terrine in white chocolate and paired with Pasqual Toso, Sparkling Chardonnay, Argentina.
Next will be the pheasant egg en cocotte with Osetra caviar and brioche and paired with Torrontes, Filus 2010, Argentina then will be the white crane field greens and herbs with smoked pheasant with shaved baby vegetables, tangerine, and toasted hazelnuts with Viognier, Elephant Hill 2009, Australia. For the entrée - open ravioli of braised pheasant legs and wild ramps with dijon pheasant jus and fava beans with Pinot Noir, Brancott Vineyards 2011, New Zealand and then pan seared baby pheasant breast with sautéed foie gras, morel mushrooms, new potatoes, and Sorrel with roasted pheasant glace. The dish will be paired with Malbec, Bramare 2010, Lujan de Cuyo, Argentina.
The evening concludes with a macerated berry mille-feuille with lemon verbena cream and caramel vanilla crisp with Late Harvest Riesling, Cloudy Bay 2008, New Zealand.
For reservations, go to www.Alizelv.com or call (702) 951-7000. For more information on MacFarlane Pheasants, visit www.pheasantfordinner.com.
ABOUT ALIZÉ AT THE TOP OF THE PALMS
Named after the gentle trade winds that sweep the French Caribbean Islands, Alizé at the Top of The Palms features world-class cuisine, service and wine list, boasting the most dramatic view of the famous Las Vegas Strip. Chef and Proprietor André Rochat of the respected and award winning Andre’s Restaurant, opened Alizé – the crown jewel of his culinary empire in 2001 on the top floor of the Palms Casino Resort. Alizé quickly became the talk of the town and has gained notoriety and accolades being named by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the top new restaurants in the world. Located inside the Palms Casino Resort at 4321 W. Flamingo Road, Alizé is open daily from 5:30 p.m. For more information, find on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/AlizeLasVegas) or Twitter (@alizelv).
ABOUT MACFARLANE PHEASANTS
As the largest pheasant farm in North America, MacFarlane Pheasants of Janesville, Wis., knows pheasants. Thanks to two generations of expertise at honing the raising of pheasant —and having complete control of the process from pasture to plate—MacFarlane Pheasants offer unmatched quality. This protein- rich power food is packed with superior nutrition, and is conveniently available year round. MacFarlane Pheasants brings elegant cuisine to your menu, with the exquisite flavor nature intended.