“The Coast 236 Chef Series” Kicks Off Saturday, October 16 with Acclaimed Chef Reinhard Barthel, Jr.
Exclusive, ongoing dinner series will feature delicious food & wine pairings
prepared by Executive Chef Rick Bower and a rotating list of renowned visiting chefs
SAUGATUCK, MICHIGAN, Monday, September 20, 2021 — Saugatuck’s Coast 236 announced today the launch of “The Coast 236 Chef Series,” an exclusive, ongoing dinner series featuring delicious food and wine pairings prepared by Executive Chef Rick Bower and a rotating list of renowned visiting chefs.
The first event in the new dinner series will take place Saturday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. and feature acclaimed Chef Reinhard Barthel, Jr. The evening’s prix fixe menu will include six delectable courses prepared by the two chefs, paired with six wines by Sommelier Mindy Trafman. The intimate event is limited to 40 guests, at $130 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made at Coast236.com.
“I couldn’t be more excited to launch ‘The Coast 236 Chef Series’ with one of my mentors, Chef Reinhard Barthel, Jr.,” said Executive Chef Rick Bower, Coast 236. “This ongoing dinner series is intended to be a walk-through of my culinary experiences with those who’ve made the largest impact on my career. Chef Reinhard is certainly at the top of that list.”
The inaugural event’s menu will include expertly-prepared dishes such as Hudson Valley Foie Gras, seared diver scallop, pan seared Ora King salmon, and sous vide venison loin, in addition to other mouthwatering surprises. “The cuisine will be the forefront of the evening, and we’ll tell a story with every course that explains the dishes we’ve created. I’m looking forward to reinventing my time working with Chef Reinhard, more than a decade later, for our Coast 236 guests.”
Located in Saugatuck, Michigan, Coast 236 features fine food, craft cocktails, and a cozy atmosphere. The upscale restaurant and bar sources meaningful ingredients from water and land, and passionately crafts approachable, coastal-inspired fare that’s infused with unexpected detail. Coast 236 was recently honored by Wine Spectator with a 2021 Restaurant Award of Excellence.
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