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Indulge with Us: See Chef Dain's Exquisite 5-Course Meal at Pine Restaurant

Jan 26, 2018 07:38PM ● By Erin Frisch
Chef Justin Dain is the Executive Chef at PINE Restaurant at the Hanover Inn where guests have savored his culinary creations, since 2010.

Chef Dain is known for creating extraordinary Regional American Cuisine - Clean Simple Food of the highest quality using the freshest ingredients and locally grown products whenever possible. He is responsible for all aspects of the culinary program inclusive of development and creation of recipes and menus, banquets, weddings and large function tasting events at the Inn.

On Wednesday night, January 24th, Chef Dain put on an exquisite 5-course tasting menu at Pine. Read on to enjoy the meal with us!

Course One:

Hamachi Crudo with Coconut Emulsion, Pineapple, Yuzu Kosho, Macadamia Nuts paired with a 2013 Stonestreet Estate, Chardonnay, Alexander Valley, California.


Course Two:

Pan Roasted Duck Breast with Foie Gras, Farro, Delicata Squash, Okinawaw Sweet Potatoes,  Pomegranate, Pistachios. Paired with a 2015 Flowers, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, California.


Course Three:

Slow-Braised Boyden Farms Short Rib with Heno of the Woods mushrooms, celery root, bone marrow, charred Brussels sprouts & bacon has, pickled herbs paired with 2013 Freemark Abbey Merlot, Napa Valley, California.



Course Four:

A selection of Vermont Cheese aged in the cellars at Jasper Hill Farm paired with 2015 Stag's Leap Artemis, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California.


Course Five:

Warm Local Cornmeal Cake with chestnut mousse, oat crumble, cider jelly paired with a 2013 Trefethen Late Harvest Riesling, Napa Valley, California.


Special events like this happen often at the Pine so make sure you don't miss out on another incredible tasting like this. Thank you to Pine and Chef Dain for this extraordinary meal.

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