2015 Taste of the Wasatch menu

Taste of the Wasatch 2014: Red Iguana
Taste of the Wasatch 2014: Red Iguana

It’s the most wonderful time of the year when dozens of Utah’s finest restaurants converge on Solitude Mountain Resort for an afternoon of great food, fine wine, local beers and fantastic live and silent auction items at Taste of the Wasatch. All proceeds go to fight hunger in Utah.

Over 50 of Utah’s top chefs, restaurants and bakers will gather at Solitude for the annual Taste of the Wasatch event from noon to 4 p.m. Tickets for Taste of the Wasatch are $90 for General Admission and $125 for Reserved Seating (entry at 11:30 a.m.), if purchased in advance. Tickets can be purchased online at www.tasteofthewasatch.org. Taste of the Wasatch is open to adults 21 and over only.

All of the chefs participating in this year’s event have been working hard to wow attendees with their delectable offerings. Here’s a sneak peek at what you’ll be tasting if you’re planning to attend the culinary event of the season on August 2, 2015.

Avenues Proper Publick House: Beet salad; chicken liver mousse

Bistro 222*: Bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin, 3 berry gastrique, sweet potato puree

Cena Ristorante: Heirloom tomato panzanella with fennel vinaigrette and ricotta salata cheese

Chaia Cucina Catering: Chilled cauliflower and white chocolate bisque with roasted cauliflower relish and mint oil

Copper Kitchen: Fresh mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, pickled cherries, pumpkin seeds, Thai basil

TOWpizzaCurrent Fish & Oyster*: Cured Utah trout with citrus, smoked almond, avocado, crispy pita, green harissa dressing

Deer Valley Resort: Seared peppercorn crusted Ahi tuna, Asian greens with orange sesame vinaigrette; house-made cracker, finger lime caviar and vertical garden micro cilantro

Del Mar al Lago: stuffed potato croquettes

Feldman’s Deli*: Pastrami Rueben fritters

Finca: Finca paella with house-made Clifford Farm pork sausage and local vegetables; avocado gazpacho

Franck’s: Caramelized Wagyu sirloin, lavender hoisin, Utah corn pudding, compressed blueberry, togarashi peanuts, fingerling potato chips, radish, baby coriander

Garage on Beck: Fried Mormon funeral potatoes

Grand America Hotel: Ahi Poke salad; grilled pineapple with avocado and crème fraiche
From La Bonne Vie: Assorted macarons

Harbor Seafood and Steak*: Snake River Farms beef tenderloin carpaccio, local chèvre cheese, vertical garden micro greens, caper- cornichon mustard relish served on a crostini

La Caille: Monkfish with serrano ham stewed peppers

Les Madeleines: Gelato Éclair – Valrhona Guanaja 70%

Liberty Heights Fresh: Kale and quinoa garden salad with basil tahini dressing; Rockhill Creamery Wasatch Mountain Gruyère with Amour Spreads

Lydia’s Locals*: A selection of Utah Local favorites, from sweet to savory. Featuring: Moore Bread; Amour Spreads; Lick’d Pops; Heber Valley Cheese

Meditrina: Fresh ricotta apricot compote crostini

Porch*: Meatloaf balls with tomato balsamic glaze

R&R BBQ*: Brisket taco with sweet BBQ sauce, feta cheese, coleslaw and tomatillo sauce; Smoked Saint-style riblets with R&R’s secret championship competition sauce

FOOD*** Pallet Bistro TJP_1805Red Iguana: Braised beef cheek tacos; pork belly tacos

Riverhorse on Main: Butter poached lobster, cherimoya, grapes, sweet wine

Sage’s /Vertical Diner: Truffle cashew chèvre

Salt Bistro at the Leonardo: Goat cheese crème brulee with braised pork, red wine mushrooms and micro herbs

SLC POP: Aerated zabaglione, caramelized white chocolate milk crumb; local summer fruit and surprises

Solitude Mountain Resort: Bison mini taco, Deer Valley blue cheese, fire-roasted tomato salsa

Stoneground: House-made pasta salad with Barolo, pecorino and basil shell pasta, heirloom vegetables

Taqueria 27*: Grilled pineapple and wild shrimp ceviche in crisp corn tortillas

The Aerie: BBQ pulled pork with black pepper biscuit, High West whiskey red onion jam

The Annex by Epic Brewing*: Summer fruits velouté, burrata cheese and cured Berkshire hock
Tea Sandwich; pastrami cured salmon, roe and lemon butter, capered cucumbers, Moore’s pumpernickel

The Blue Boar Inn: Poached shrimp pasta salad

The Glitretind at Stein Eriksen Lodge: Duroc fatty pork ribs with charred rosemary, Peach Love and chimichurri

Trio: Smoked chicken crostini, housemade ricotta, agro dolce peppers

Tuscany: Sweet and spicy lamb riblettes, charred local corn, garbanzo bean hummus

Wasatch Brew Pub: Tuna tartare–Orca Bay tuna, fresh avocado, jalapeño, chives and soy vinaigrette on crostini


DESSERT BOOTH           

TOWstrawberriesChocolate-covered strawberries

Birdie’s Bakery: Mini frosted almond sugar cookies

Christina’s Cakes: Carrot cookies with orange frosting

Deer Valley: White chocolate and raspberry mini cheesecakes

Sugar House Baking Co.: Mini sweet croissants

Tulie Bakery:  French macarons: cassis, Earl Gray, lemon, passion fruit, raspberry and salted caramel

Stein Eriksen Lodge: Magic Bars; brown butter blondie bites; lemon raspberry spritz cookies

Trio/Current: Bailey’s ice cream sandwiches; Campari ice cream sandwiches

Salt Bistro: Tiramisu whoopie pies

Pallet Bistro: Tri-colored carrot cake, cream cheese mousse, carrot cream and candied carrots

Cameron Bailey & Enrique Ferrini:

  • Cake batter confetti cookies
  • Peanut butter coconut cayenne cookies (GF)
  • Mini chocolate orange pot du crèmes (GF)

* indicates new restaurants participating this year


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