DUPONT: Alphonse Mellot Wine Dinner at The Riggsby - March 27

On Monday, March 27, The Riggsby will host a four-course prix fixe dinner with wine pairings from Alphonse Mellot. Guests will begin the evening with a welcome glass of Sancerre and light hors d’oeuvres, followed by dinner in the Kimpton Carlyle Hotel’s newly renovated Ellington Room. The menu, created by Executive Chef Jeremy Waybright, will feature four courses including crayfish boudin, lacquered quail, lamb ribs, and finished off with a ricotta panna cotta. Each course will be accompanied by wines from Alphonse Mellot, a top producer in France’s Loire Valley, hand selected to complement the flavors of the dish. The dinner begins at 6:30pm and tickets, priced at $140 per guest, can be purchased here. See below for full menu details.

Welcome Reception
Hors d’oeuvres
Sancerre Blanc, La Moussiere

First Course
Crayfish Boudin, chervil nage, pinenuts

Second Course
Lacquered Qual, brie, hot sorghum, foie gras
Sancerre Blanc, “Les Romains”

Third Course
Lamb Ribs, pistachio dukkah
Sancerre Rouge, La Moussiere

Fourth Course
Ricotta Panna Cotta, spring berries, lavender honey 
Sancerre Rose, La Moussiere
The Riggsby/Alphonse Mellot Dinner at
1731 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.
Tel: 202 787 1500